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Major matchups set for Diamond League meeting in Lausanne

7/7/2015
 

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The ninth stop on the 14-meeting Diamond League schedule, the Athletissima in Lausanne, Switzerland boasts both world leaders and five of the eight American athletes atop the current Diamond League standings. Action kicks off at 12 p.m. ET Thursday, July 9 at the Stade Olympique de la Pontaise.


Live streaming of Athletissima begins at 1:50 p.m. ET on beIN SPORTS Connect Thursday, while the live broadcast starts up at 2 p.m. ET on beIN SPORTS.


Eight U.S. athletes rank atop the Diamond League standings in nine events heading into Athletissima action, including Tianna Bartoletta (long jump) Johnny Dutch (400mH), Justin Gatlin (100m, 200m), Michael Hartfield (long jump), Francena McCorory (400m), David Oliver (110mH), Jasmin Stowers (100mH) and Jeneba Tarmoh (200m). Bartoletta, Gatlin, McCorory, Stowers and Tarmoh will all be competing in Lausanne.


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Time (ET)

Event/Discipline

U.S. Athletes Competing

12:00 p.m.

Discus Throw Women

Whitney Ashley

12:40 p.m.

Long Jump Women

Tianna Bartoletta, Janay DeLoach

12:50 p.m.

Shot Put Men

Christian Cantwell, Jordan Clarke, Reese Hoffa, Joe Kovacs, Cory Martin, Ryan Whiting

1:46 p.m.

800m Women

Molly Ludlow, Shannon Rowbury, LaTavia Thomas

1:50 p.m.

beIN SPORTS Webcast Begins

1:50 p.m.

Pole Vault Men

Sam Kendricks

2:00 p.m.

beIN SPORTS Broadcast Begins

2:03 p.m.

400m Women

Phyllis Francis, Natasha Hastings, Sanya Richards-Ross

2:10 p.m.

3000m SC Women

Emma Coburn, Bridget Franek, Leah O’Connor, Colleen Quigley

2:20 p.m.

Triple Jump Men

Omar Craddock, Christian Taylor

2:26 p.m.

200m Men

Ameer Webb, Isiah Young

2:43 p.m.

100m Hurdles Women

Kristi Castlin, Jacquelyn Coward, Dawn Harper-Nelson, Queen Harrison, Sharika Nelvis, Jasmin Stowers

2:52 p.m.

200m Women

Dezerea Bryant, Allyson Felix, Jeneba Tarmoh

3:01 p.m.

5000m Men

Hassan Mead

3:17 p.m.

100m Men

Ryan Bailey, Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Michael Rodgers

3:26 p.m.

1500m Women

Gabriele Grunewald, Jenny Simpson

3:35 p.m.

400m Hurdles Men

Quincy Downing, Bershawn Jackson, Michael Tinsley

3:44 p.m.

800m Men

Matthew Centrowitz




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