The main circuit of world athletics, the Diamond League, will have one more date and will be made up of 15 meetings in 2023, including the finals in Eugene (United States), according to an announcement made yesterday by its organizers.
The meeting in Silesia (Poland), which replaced one scheduled in China in 2022, has already been confirmed to be on the calendar for the next five years.
China, which has invested heavily in athletics with the circuit's main partner Wanda, is holding two meetings in Shanghai and Shenzhen, though the country has canceled all its international competitions since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Doha will once again host the opening of the season on May 5, which will end in an unprecedented way on September 16 and 17 in Eugene, site of the world championships last July.
Yulimar for the third
The queen of the triple jump, Yulimar Rojas, will go in this new appointment to look for her third diamond in her history, being the current champion of the event in her test.
The Venezuelan prevailed in the 2021 contest with a jump of 15.48 meters, at the last stop held in Zurich, Switzerland. Subsequently, she repeated the feat this year, in the same town, with a smaller but sufficient performance of 15.28 m.
The Olympic champion (Tokyo 2020) will try to celebrate in the final of this competition, which will be precisely where she won her sixth world title last July, this time outdoors.