Salwa Eid Naser didn't know she was going so fast in Doha 2019
DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 03: Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain celebrates winning the Women's 400 Metres final during day seven of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on October 03, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF)

WUHAN, China – World 400m champion Salwa Eid Naser will compete at the World Military Games.

Naser is entered in the 200m, 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m for the 22-27 October Games in Wuhan. 

World champion Hellen Obiri will be competing in the 5000m and reigning world high jump champions Mariya Lasitskene and Mutaz Essa Barshim are also listed to compete. 

Lasitskene will face Ukrainians Yuliya Levchenko and Iryna Herashchenko while Barshim faces world bronze medallist Ilya Ivanyuk, European silver medallist Maksim Nedasekau and Syria’s former world bronze medallist Majd Ezin Ghazal. 

Olympic champion Thiago Braz faces former world champion Pawel Wojciechowski in the pole vault, former Olympic champion Olga Rypakova from Kazakhstan will compete in the triple jump, and former world champion Sergey Shubenkov competes in the 110m hurdles.



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