As many as 18 medallists from the World Championships in Beijing, which finished on Sunday, will appear at the 65th Zagreb Meeting! There are four world champions, five silver medallists and nine bronze medallists on the start lists.
The following events will feature current world champions: the 110m hurdles Boris Hanžeković Memorial Race (Sergey Shubenkov) and the high jump (Mariya Kuchina), while former world record holder in the 100m Asafa Powell and great Jamaican runner in the 400m Novlene Williams-Mills are coming to Zagreb with gold medals from the relay races.
Medallists from Beijing who are on the start lists of the 65th IWCH Zagreb:
Mariya Kuchina (RUS) – high jump
Novlene Williams-Mills (JAM) – 4×400 m relay
Sergey Shubenkov (RUS) – 110 m hurdles
Asafa Powell (JAM) – 4×100 m relay
Blanka Vlašić (CRO) – high jump
Fabiana Murer (BRA) – pole vault
Sandra Perković (CRO) – discus throw
Natasha Hastings (USA) – 4×400 m relay
Fabrice Lapierre (AUS) – long jump
Emily Infeld (USA) – 10,000 m
Alina Talay (BLR) – 100 m hurdles
Cassandra Tate (USA) – 400 m hurdles
Nadine Müller (GER) – discus throw
Michelle-Lee Ahye (TTO) – 4×100 m relay
Semoy Hackett (TTO) – 4×100 m relay
Anyika Onuora (GBR) – 4×400 m relay
Eilidh Child (GBR) – 4×400 m relay
O’Dayne Richards (JAM) – shot put
The Ivan Ivančić Memorial shot put event will take place by the Zagreb Fountains on 7 September starting at 19:00.
All other events will take place at Mladost Stadium on 8 September, starting at 17:30.
Admission to all events on both days is free of charge![:]