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This is Coffee with Larry, our daily podcast for Wednesday, June 29, 2023.
1. Lausanne Diamond League is June 30! It should be fantastic! https://lausanne.diamondleague.com/home/
a. Men’s 5000 meters! Girma vs. Ingebrigtsen
b. Women’s 100m-Ahoure, Ta Lou, Kambundji, Swoboda, Lukenkemper, this is a tough 100 meters.
c. Keely Hodgkinson is featured in the 800 meters.
Keely Hodgkinson, photo by MARTA GORCZYNSKA FOR DIAMOND LEAGUE AG FOR DIAMOND LEAGUE AG
d. With the US champs next week, no Americans.
e. Men’s 5000m, Hagos Gebrihewit vs. Muktar Edris, 2017, 2019 World Champ. Not sure if this will be fast, but will be entertaining.
f. Women’s 100m hurdles, Camacho-Quinn versus Tobi Amusan.
g. Men’s 200 meters, Letsile Tebogo vs. Andre De Grasse vs. Jereem Richards
h. Women’s 400m hurdles, Femke Bol has run 52.30 this season; she looks like she can break 52 seconds.
i. Women’s pole vault-Big field including WC, Olympic champ Katie Moon, who has a bye into World Champs, is competing.
2. Stockholm Diamond League is July 2, 2023, It will have some great matchups! https://stockholm.diamondleague.com/home/
4. Silesia DL, is July 16, 2023, check this one out!https://silesia.diamondleague.com/home/
5. USATF Champs, July 6-9, 2023, Eugene, Oregon, Hayward Field, https://www.usatf.org/…/2023-toyota-usatf-outdoor…
6. Both Lausanne and Stockholm are on Peacock TV.
7. For the first time since 2006, USATF Champs is not on NBC sports, not a good sign the year of World Champs and year prior to Paris 2024.
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