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May 17 2019 - Genevieve Lalonde to Compete in Shanghai Diamond League Race
Genevieve Lalonde will once again compete in a IAAF Diamond League 3000m SC event, which will take place in Shanghai this Saturday at 9:30 am AST. She will most certainly hold her ground alongside 15 other women; who collectively are considered the best in this discipline.
Lalonde is the current Canadian record holder for the 3000m Steeple Chase event, with a time of 9:29.99, set in London, England back in 2017. This weekend she will be looking to improve on her own time, while setting up her season for other high profile events as well.
The Moncton native is one of only five Canadian athletes invited to this elite event. Others include Michael Mason and Alysha Newman who will be competing in the High Jump the Pole Vault competitions, respectively. As well as Andre de Grasse and Aaron Brown, both competing in the 200m.
The meet will also feature world class athletes such as Luvo Manyonga (Long Jump), Sifan Hassan (1500m), and Elaine Thompson (100m) as well as others are also included in this star-studded lineup.
A livestream of tomorrow’s event can be found at:
Live results as well as a full lineup can be found at:
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