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Continental Tour competition kicks off Saturday Eugene USA Continental Tour tournament kicks off Saturday Eugene USA


The first leg of the World Athletics Continental tour will be held on Saturday night in Eugene USA.

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Athletes have been certified to participate in 20 disciplines including women 100, 400, 800, 1500, 5000, 100 steeplechase, high jump, triple jump, shot put and hammer throw.

Men’s races interested in 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, 3000 steeplechase and water, long jump, triple jump, javelin and hammer throw.

However Kenyans living Emmanuel Korir and Michael Saruni are the only local athletes to participate.

Among the crowned athletes who will take part in Saturday’s race are world champions Allyson Felix, Noah Lyles, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, Donavan Brazier, Michelle Carter and Christian Taylor.

Kenya will host the final round of the tournament on September 18, known as the Kip Keino Classic.

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