FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
U.S. OLYMPIANS LOLO JONES & JENN SUHR HEADLINE ADIDAS GRAND PRIX LIVE SATURDAY ON NBCSN
Track & Field Coverage from Randall’s Island in New York City Begins at 4 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 11, 2014 – NBCSN presents live coverage of the adidas Grand Prix this Saturday, June 14, at 4 p.m. ET. The adidas Grand Prix is the sixth meeting of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League circuit, and the second stop in the U.S.
Headlining the event for the U.S. is three-time Olympian Lolo Jones (two Summer Games and one Winter Games) in the women’s 100m hurdles and Olympic gold medalist Jenn Suhr, who also holds 14 national titles,competing in the women’s pole vault.
Jamaican track and field sprinter Yohan Blake, a three-time Olympic medalist, headlines the international field along with Olympic Gold Medalist and 800m world-record holder David Rudisha of Kenya.
Events televised include: men’s and women’s 100m, women’s 100m hurdles, men’s 200m, men’s and women’s 400m, men’s 400m hurdles, men’s 800m, women’s 1500m, women’s 3000m, women’s shot put, women’s steeplechase, women’s pole vault and men’s high jump.
Leigh Diffey, Ato Boldon, Lewis Johnson and Dwight Stones call the action from Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York.
– NBC SPORTS GROUP –