Positioned between the World and European Championships, the Herculis EBS Meeting will permit the athletes to extend the occasion on August tenth. And amongst them, at least 10 current world champions shall be on the observe of the Stade Louis II.
The Herculis EBS assembly is a reference in the summertime calendar, attracting the best athletes on the earth. This 12 months shall be no exception to the rule, with the affirmation of 10 world champions. There is no such thing as a doubt that the present shall be stunning and the performances thrilling to look at.
“It’s an distinctive line-up that we are going to be bringing collectively on the Stade Louis II on 10 August, which reminds us of the magnificent 1992 version, which was significantly putting by way of its performances, once we had been positioned simply after the Barcelona Olympic Video games”, confirms Jean-Pierre Schoebel, director of the Herculis EBS Assembly. – “We’re nonetheless working to strengthen the listing of contributors however we’re already proud to have the ability to current such champions to the Monegasque public.”
At full pace
In Eugene on the 2022 World Athletics Championships, the Jamaican ladies dominated the dash. In Monaco, Shericka Jackson will line up within the 100m, the place she is going to meet her compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the reigning world champion, for a rematch of the World Championships ultimate. Within the males’s occasion, Noah Lyles, a daily on the assembly, was confirmed. Impressively simple just a few days in the past when he gained the title (19’32, third all-time), he shall be eager to shine on a observe he is aware of properly, as will Grant Holloway within the 110m hurdles.
What could possibly be higher than to beat his personal world document within the ultimate of the World Championships? Sydney McLaughlin is the undisputed queen of the 400m hurdles, and can return to Monaco in a fortnight’ time. The final time was in 2019, when she gained in 53’32, one of the best world efficiency of the 12 months. Since then, the American has been crushing the competitors at each outing, and the assembly document could possibly be shattered (52’63, 2009).
Monaco, land of data
Center-distance operating has an essential place in Monaco, and the observe on the Stade Louis II is the one one to have seen 4 world data nonetheless in existence from all of the Wanda Diamond League conferences, together with the ladies’s 3,000m steeplechase in 2018.
This 12 months, there’ll once more be a spectacle with the presence of Norah Jeruto within the 3,000m steeplechase. In Eugene, the Kazhake had struck a blow by profitable in 8’53”03, the third greatest efficiency in historical past, Religion Kipyegon is one of the best in her distance, the 1,500m, as evidenced by her two Olympic and two world titles. In Monaco, she is going to wish to win once more and obtain a world class time, like final 12 months.
Yulimar Rojas is a daily on the vault in Monaco, as she has been coming to the principality so usually. The Venezuelan, holder of the world indoor document with 15m74, will attempt to get a document that she doesn’t have: that of the Herculis EBS assembly held by her rival Caterine Ibargüen (15m31 in 2014). Within the excessive bounce, it is going to be Mutaz Barshim who ought to delight public, particularly as he shall be pitted in opposition to the Italian Gianmarco Tamberi, for a remake of the Tokyo Olympic ultimate. An awesome present in prospect! On the javelin facet, all eyes shall be on the double world champion of the self-discipline, Kelsey-Lee Barber. The Australian is aware of the stadium properly, the place she already did a coaching camp earlier than the Tokyo Olympics.