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Competition preview


Peter Simmons

ALTIS Brand Lead & MD of 5or6 Design & Branding

This week sees ALTIS athletes once again take to their marks, across multiple meets in Europe, Asia, North Africa, and the USA.

Beijing – Wednesday May 18th

Aries Merritt goes in the 110m hurdles in the Chinese capital.

Full details, and coverage via Eurosport can be found here.

Tucson Elite Throwers Classic – Thursday May 19th and Saturday 21st

A renowned throws meet where many of the best in the country and world come to compete. A great opportunity for ALTIS throwers to attack qualifying marks for this summer’s championships.

Live results will be available here.

Ostrava Golden Spike – Friday May 20th

Wilfried Koffi is set to race in the 100m, whilst Carlos Herrera goes in the 200m.

Full details and live results available here.

Great City Games – Manchester, England – Friday May 20th

Isabelle Pederson will start in the 100m hurdles in one of the premier meets of the UK Track calendar. Olympic Champion Greg Rutherford and Melvin Echard, making his International debut, both compete in the Street Meet in Manchester.

Full details available here.

ALTIS Summer Series #2 – Saturday May 21st

Based at their home track, at Paradise Valley Community College many ALTIS athletes will be seeking to improve on their bests this Saturday. Amongst others, Tori Pena, Kylie Hutson, Melinda Withrow, Nick Mossberg, and John Prader will be contesting the Pole Vault, whilst sprinters Marvellous Iheukwumere and Hafsa Kamara will be starting in the 100m.

Further information can be found here.

IAAF Diamond League – Rabat, Morocco – Sunday 22nd May

Fabrice Lapierre will be seeking to consolidate his podium placing from last week’s Diamond League in Shanghai, where he leapt to a distance of 8.09m for second.

Sprinters Wilfried Koffi and Carlos Herrera will also be seeking to back up their performance from two days earlier in the Czech Republic, as they contest the 100m and 200m respectively.

Further information can be found here.

Full results will follow in our results round up early next week.

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