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Bromell leads quality 60m line-up for Millrose Games

Bromell leads quality 60m line-up for Millrose Games

Athletics
Organisers of the Millrose Games have announced that Trayvon Bromell, the fastest man in the world over 100m in 2021, will form part of a high-quality men’s 60m field for the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting on 29 January. Bromell, the world indoor 60m champion in 2016, clocked a 100m PB of 9.77 in June, then won the US Olympic Trials in 9.80. In Nairobi in September, in what was his final race of the season, he improved his world-leading time to 9.76. “This will be my first time at Millrose and I’m looking forward to something great,” said Bromell, who ran his PB of 6.47 to win his world indoor title. His fellow US sprinters Ronnie Baker and Noah Lyles have also been added to the field, with Baker the third-fastest 60m sprinter in history thanks to his 6.40 PB set in ...
Jacobs ready to return to Lievin

Jacobs ready to return to Lievin

Athletics, Trending
Organisers of the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais have confirmed that Olympic 100m champion Marcell Jacobs will compete at the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting in Lievin on 17 February. The Italian sprinter achieved his first victory of 2021 in the French town last year, winning the 60m in 6.54, a PB at the time. He went on to improve his 60m best to a world-leading 6.47 one month later when winning the European indoor title in Torun. That was just a taste of what was to come, though. His breakthrough continued outdoors with an Italian 100m record of 9.95 in Savona, then a victory in Silesia before a couple of top-three placings in Diamond League meetings. He timed his peak to perfection in Tokyo, winning 100m gold in a European record of 9.80. Five days later, h...