The Athletics World Cup will see eight of the world’s top athletics nations compete in London this summer including; USA, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, Poland, China, Germany, France, Jamaica and South Africa.
Each nation will be competing for a $2million prize pot over two evening sessions of athletics under the lights, the ground-breaking two-day event takes place across Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July at the London Stadium.
One athlete from each country will face-off in the events.
Thompson, on Friday night at the Jamaica Championships, chased down Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson, who produced a new personal best, to lead an MVP Track Club clean sweep of the medal places in the women’s 100m final.
The Olympic champion recovered from a moderate start and used a strong finish to catch and beat Fraser-Pryce, who led for almost 95 metres.
Thompson’s winning time was 11.01 seconds, while Fraser-Pryce, who continues to improve on her return to the track after the birth of her son, took second in 11.09