Karsten Warholm, Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League , Olympic 2020 winner
Norway's Karsten Warholm reacts after winning and breaking the world record in the men's 400m hurdles final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 3, 2021. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP) (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images)
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ISTANBUL – The final entries for the Istanbul 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships, to be held from March 2-5, have been published.

The entry-lists feature seven reigning Olympic champions from Tokyo 2020, as well as 18 individual gold medallists from the Munich 2022 European Athletics Championships.

The men’s side will include Marcell Jacobs (60m), Karsten Warholm (400m), Jakob Ingebrigtsen (1500/3000m), Miltiadis Tentoglou (long jump), and Pedro Pichardo (triple jump), while the women’s side will feature Malaika Mihambo (long jump) and Nafissatou Thiam (pentathlon).

Karsten Warholm
DOHA, QATAR – SEPTEMBER 30: Karsten Warholm of Norway competes in the Men’s 400 metres hurdles final during day four of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on September 30, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF)

Greek triple jumper Dimitrios Tsiamis, who is 41 years and 42 days old, is the oldest athlete registered for the championships, while Andorran 400m runner Duna Vinals, at 16 years and 267 days old, is the youngest. European Athletics is organizing the event.

To watch the live stream of the event, please visit the official website of European Athletics.

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