Bromell, Mu, Crouser, and Others to Compete at Millrose Games

Bromell, Mu, Crouser, and Others to Compete at Millrose Games

The Millrose Games have announced that Trayvon Bromell, the world’s fastest man over 100 meters this year, will head a strong men’s 60m field at the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting. The World Athletics Tour Gold meeting is scheduled to take place on  Saturday, 29th January 2022. Bromell, Mu, Crouser, and others to compete at Millrose Games.

Bromell, the 2016 world indoor 60m champion, ran a personal best of 9.77 in the 100m in June and then won the US Olympic Trials in 9.80. In his final race of the season, in Nairobi at the Kasarani Sports Stadium in September, he improved his world-leading time to 9.76 seconds.

Bromell competed with a very strong field and Kenyany’s Ferdinand Omanyala also broke the African 100 metres dash record clocking 9.77 seconds. The previous record was held by South African Akani Simbine in 9.84 seconds.

“This will be my first time at Millrose, and I’m really looking forward to it,” Bromell remarked.

Christian Coleman, the global 100m champion, and Omar McLeod, the 2016 Olympic 110m hurdles winner from Jamaica, will be his opponents. Coleman owns the world indoor 60m record of 6.34 seconds, while McLeod — a sub-10-second 100m sprinter – has a 60m personal best of 6.61 seconds.

The reigning Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser, world shot put champion Joe Kovacs, The youngest Olympic 800m  and 4.400 metres champion Athing Mu, Olympic pole vault champion Katie Nageotte, and world indoor pole vault champion Sandi Morris are among the competitors already confirmed at the Millrose Games.

The Millrose Games will be a very interesting game to be watched. Sure there will be new records after the event.

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By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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