Tuesday 27th June
Olympic and apple medallists from about the apple to attempt in the one-day amazing at the London Stadium
The better all-embracing contest stars on the planet will about-face out for a one day Apple Championships at the Müller Anniversary Games on 9 July.
Twelve ascendant Olympic champions, including Sir Mo Farah, 23 Olympic argent and brownish medallists from Rio, and eleven accepted apple champions will booty allotment in this year’s star-studded meet, which will be the aftermost adventitious for abounding athletes to attempt advanced of the IAAF Apple Championships on 4-13 August.
Sparks will fly in the women’s 100m back bifold Olympic dart best Elaine Thompson curve up adjoin apple 200m best Dafne Schippers, Britain’s fastest women Dina Asher-Smith (coach: John Blackie) and adolescent Brit, the European 60m best Asha Philip (Steve Fudge).
Schippers, the ascendant 200m apple champion, came additional abaft Thompson in the 200m in Rio and fifth in the 100m final. This year, she has her architect on a badge over the beneath ambit to add to her apple argent in the 100m from two years go in Beijing.
Schippers said: “The Müller Anniversary Games is one of my favourite meets of the year. All the better all-embracing stars appetite to attempt there and this year it will be alike added of a big deal, so it will be like a examination of the Apple Championships.
“Competing in the 100m at this accident will be an important allotment of my alertness for the Apple Championships and attractive at the names in the field, I anticipate it will be a absolutely agitative race.”
Rio Olympic best Ruth Beitia, above apple calm best Chaunte Lowe, European calm argent champ Alessia Trost and Britain’s Morgan Lake (Aston Moore) anatomy allotment of a able women’s aerial jump field.
n addition, the gold, argent and brownish medallists from Rio, Ekaterini Stefanidi, Sandi Morris and Eliza McCartney, as able-bodied apple best Yarisley Silva and Britain’s Holly Bradshaw (Scott Simpson), are set to accommodate superb ball in the women’s pole vault.
Olympic best Sara Kolak will booty on brownish champ Barbora Spotakova in the women’s javelin.
In the men’s continued jump, Rio Olympic best Jeff Henderson will go arch to arch with London 2012 gold champ and arresting apple best Greg Rutherford (Dan Pfaff) and the 400m hurdles will see Olympic 400m hurdles best Kerron Clement and Rio brownish champ Yasmani Copello banderole a able race.
Clement said: “I adulation aggressive in the UK at the Müller Anniversary Games. The London Stadium is a absurd abode and the army is consistently amazing. It’s one of the better meets on the ambit and this year it will be off the chart.
“Everyone should be at their best and absolutely blame to see area they are compared to their capital rivals for the Apple Championships, so it will be a absolutely agitative afternoon.”
British Contest is auspicious admirers to about-face out in red, white and dejected for the Müller Anniversary Games and acclamation on the Brits as they adapt for one of the better antic contest in the World.
For tickets to see the world’s best athletes at the Müller Anniversary Games go to www.britishathletics.org.uk