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Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica and American Sha’Carri Richardson will clash over 100m at the 2022 Spitzen Leichtathletik – World Athletics Continental Tour Silver level meeting in Luzern, Switzerland on Tuesday (30).

The men’s 100m dash is loaded with talented sprinters, including Commonwealth Games 2022 champion Ferdinand Omanyala of Kenya and young sprint star Erriyon Knighton of USA.

The men’s 110m hurdles field will feature Jamaicans Hansle Parchment and Rasheed Broadbell, while world record holder Wayde van Niekerk will go in the men’s 400m dash.

Jamaican Andrew Hudson races in the men’s 200m and Michal Rozmys of Poland goes in the men’s 1500m. 

Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico leads a women’s 100m hurdles world field, while European champion Mujinga Kambundji of Switzerland headlines a very super strong women’s 200m field.

Former world record holder and Olympic silver medalist Dalilah Muhammad of USA starting in the women’s 400m hurdles. 

Meanwhile, Olympic champion and world record holder Ryan Crouser of USA leads the men’s Shot Put field against New Zealand’s Tom Walsh, while Olympic champion Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece goes up against Swiss world bronze medalist Simon Ehammer in the men’s long jump.

Where to watch the 2022 Spitzen Leichtathletik meeting?

Several top athletes will be in action at the meeting and fans can expect to be well entertained across all the disciplines. You can watch live broadcast on the UBS Athletics website. Click Here to watch live. For live results and updates, please click here

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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