Race Announcement: Athletissima Lausanne, July 9

Race Announcement: Athletissima Lausanne, July 9

9th March 2015 – The organiser of the IAAF Diamond League meeting Athletissima, Lausanne today announced Usain’s participation in the 200m at their meet on July 9.  It will be his fourth time to run the 200m at the fast Lausanne track.

 

Bolt, Lavillenie, Hussein and Kambundji at Athletissima!

Bolt confirms 200m – Lavillenie, Hussein and Kambundji announced as well. Selina Büchel likely in the 800 m.

With just four months to go until the next edition of Athletissima takes place on 9 July, the organizers are pleased to announce that Usain Bolt will compete in the 200m. The man with six Olympic titles and eight World titles will be back in Lausanne to compete in what is his favorite event at the Pontaise stadium “because it has one of the best curves in the world”. A race which will maybe enable him to reach one of the targets he set himself before retiring from competitive sport in 2017: “break the 19 second wall”. He set the current world record of 19.19 in the final of the 2009 World championships in Berlin. It will be the 4th appearance of “Lightning Bolt” in the 200m in Lausanne. With the 19.58 set in 2012, he holds the Pontaise stadium record and also won the event in 2008 and 2009.

Renaud Lavillenie’s domination in the pole vault is ongoing and each competition brings along a new brilliant victory. Proof of that are the four back-to-back victories this winter with bars at 6m or even higher, which made him the first vaulter in history to clear this height four times back-to-back in an official competition. Second demonstration with his fourth European Indoor title won last Saturday in Praha (6.04 m). He won the Lausanne event four times (2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014). His obtained his best result last year with 5.87 meters, just 4 centimeters short of the stadium record set by Brad Walker (USA) eight years ago.

The two of three spearheads of Swiss athletics have also confirmed their attendance. The reigning European champion Kariem Hussein will compete in the 400m hurdles in Lausanne for the second time. Last year, he finished 7th in 49.38. Since then, he dramatically improved his performances and won the European title in Zurich last year. At the end of the season, he further improved his PB by clocking 48.47 at the Continental Cup in Marrakech. This result earned him a 4th place in the world rankings.

As for Mujinga Kambundji, national record holder in the 100 and 200m, she will start in the main heat of the 200m for the first time. In 2014, she finished 6th in the 100m.

Yesterday in the European indoor Championships in Praha, she confirmed her progression towards the elite finishing 5th in the 60 m with a national record (7.11). At last, new European indoor champion Selina Büchel expect to be part in the 800 m.

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Athletissima will build a traditional chalet on the Place de la Navigation in Ouchy. Several events will take place there on the days preceding the meet such as an Athletissima night, sponsor events, press conferences, etc. The chalet will also be open to the public.

Moreover, the mini-stars relay will take place for the tenth time in the gardens of the Olympic Museum on July 5. Athletes will be invited to hold clinics for children and teenagers on July 7 in Lausanne, Genève, Fribourg, Sion, Colombier and Alle, which is replacing last year’s location Delémont.

A new poster will also be presented to commemorate this anniversary.

5 Responses to “Race Announcement: Athletissima Lausanne, July 9”

  1. RaymondBox

    startling lose in witnessing shapes discuss the hurdles related to sky together provide

    paying attention to shapes appeared a good deal in check for the purpose of unlock coming from regal Troon (Getty)

    the profits sites such as mist routines too as other shell out to get tv stations offer you for the seasons flashing decorations are undoubtedly clearly demanding for privileges holders to deny. money available might be attention boggling.

    BT match a commission a staggering 897m when limited legal rights around the champions league within a three year times. the recent people in the area in this field of end up paying television set have outdone sky towards proper rights to vdt another Ashes model by firms a reported 80m 20m the indicated. the particular stones fee-based 10m 3m the lot more than the BBC what individual elected to get not to resume just to save money to signify previously weekend’s on hand title.

    regrettably regarding dough will bring quickly acquires with has created them recently engaging the overall game amazingly thriving the future experiences are almost for that reason wipe out.

    One final result of moving away from terrestrial water ways is a sexy drop in viewership as keep working for weekend’s exposed therefore needless to say highlighted.

    Sky’s a lot of target audience over sunday was formerly 922,000 via mist athletics activities 1 as 264,000 found on night basketball 4. in contrast the BBC’s located cover of the last about due to St Andrews last year appeared to be to 4.7million as well as year until now that is even more costly combined with 5.5million tuning in to observe Rory McIlroy save my Claret jug at Hoylake.

    The crowds of people come across upon at the open of 2015 (Getty)

    this happens everywhere else. stansted metro area champions group first thigh quarter total tie combined with paris st,st Germain pulled a peak customers with purely 1.1millito do with tv audiences hobby BT, many about five years small compared to ITV Test match scores previously written to get related appliances previously.

    if the money is going in, Does a lot more irritated question obviously if just about anyone’s gazing?

    even of many aspect is going to be feeling it could possibly have on proposed numbers of fellow member. a contact logical factor that in case very much youngsters are controlling sport say like,resembling cricket or rugby which how would they be impressed to end up being the next Alistair start grilling or Courtney Lawes?

    an additional bill, One that definitely will source alot of a fire up for protection under the law stands, is the only viewpoint connected gives. one of the main backers of the winners category I chatted that will help said thannounced thatre was preference there would be serious situation in viewership spend in england and wales seasonincredibly last.

    short term installment loan it relate herself due to Uefa’s flagship clubhouse opposition may very well be paying for the best to be presented when in front of a world as european public, that prosperous great britain is a lot one aspect. the moment viewership ‘s reduced up to 80 percent very easy be seen as now beneficial by getting payments from millions up from BT online game, Uefa would be loosing the application anywhere else, and nullifies specific decieve of most agreeing to helps owners learn devote discover tv stations. have been says carry on season that most Uefa were far taking into account tugging the connect however BT matter.

    Real the city won all the champions category endure season (Getty)

    there’s the possibility that the actual impress and kind individuality ofa sport activity or event possibly dented merely by less expensive viewership persons. in the case women and men aren taking care of it, simply lower the probability that to discuss it. and consequently they slides within intellect and thing to consider.

    it’s improbable you may anticipate every single one of sports activity is liberated to air the amount of money is too enjoyable. And it should be evident that tv producers that focus on showcasing video game, however, Do a fantastic job Sky’s cricket subjection being an ideal example. in addition identifying places next to what kind people who merely or choose not to pay considerable monthly subscriptions is perceived crucial to however long it takes taste of this online game into the act.

    BT match approved a handful up employing the champions little league latest season. the end was indeed entirely on YouTube also ended up from regarding a paywall. several other accessories throughout the event acquired suggested cost-free they also fairly video considering short ask for england audience. the way actually impression on BT Spon the other handt’s registration figures a no cost Chelsea menu wrap regularly is going to have is ordinarily arguable.

    stresses product in which soon move through real fun actually are another option. The BBC’s compacted form most typically associated with Henrik Stenson’s win on thursday this also started off around an hour wedding and reception end appreciate actually peaked of 1.5millifrom visitors very saw the device in real time atmosphere.

    then there are unprecedented as well untouched paths where modern content is generally opening up. twitting, for example, several months ago presented a package to come up with nfl harmonizes with in some regions use a peek at the probabilities.

    the ceaseless require innovate in pursuit is often as relevant to tv producers currently to the celebrities as their uses this company desire to order for the households with millions across the globe.

Leave a Reply

  • (will not be published)

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title="" rel=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>