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Omar McLeod confirmed for Diamond League exhibition event

Jamaica's reigning Olympic men's sprint hurdles champion Omar McLeod is among 30 international superstars now confirmed for the Diamond League exhibition event at the Inspiration Games in Zurich, Switzerland on July 9.

McLeod joins a star-studded entry list which also includes Bahamian 400m Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo, Diamond League record champion Renaud Lavillenie and Americans, reigning world 200m champion Noah Lyles, triple jump legend Christian Taylor and sprint star Allyson Felix.

McLeod will test himself in the 100 yard flat against Canada's Andre de Grasse and France’s Jimmy Vicaut.

Lyles will face European stars Churandy Martina and Christophe Lemaitre in the 200m, while a 150m showdown looms between  Miller-Uibo, Felix and Switzerland's Mujinga Kambundji.

The unique event will take place in seven different venues across the globe, with timing and broadcasting coordinated centrally from Zurich.



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