EME NEWS by Alfons Juck, TOP ATHLETICS, Bratislava, Slovakia:
LUZERN (SUI): Spitzenleichtathletik meet on Monday here (EA Premium) offers several highlights. But for local spectators women sprints with Mujinga Kambundji (against for example Michelle Lee-Ahye, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Jenna Prandini in the 100 m and Shericka Jackson in the 200 m) and Lea Sprunger in the 400 m Hurdles with Olympic winner Dalilah Muhammad, Janieve Russell, Ashley Spencer and Wenda Nel are the main attractions. Brianna McNeal and Christine Manning against Pamela Dutkiewicz in the 100 m hurdles, Jenn Suhr and Angelica Bengtsson are in the pole vault favorites, Jamaican Natoya Goule in the 800 m are other main themes. Valerie Adams is back in shot put, Fabienne Schlumpf has the top time in women steeple and in women javelin Sunette Viljoen, Kara Winger and Christine Hussong. In men events again top sprints with Yohan Blake, Su Bingtian, Mike Rodgers in the 100 m. Kariem Hussein in the 400 m hurdles will have among others as rivals Kenny Selmon. In the 110 m hurdles Balazs Baji, Aries Merritt and Ronald Levy with Devon Allen are the top names. Interesting to see Jamaican 400 m specialists Nathon Allen, Akeem Bloomfield with Alonso Edward in the 200 m. Nicholas Kipkoech with Alfred Kipketer are the 800 m favorites and in men´s javelin Thomas Rohler, Magnus Kirt and Vitezslav Vesely.