Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs confirmed for 60m race in Lievin

Olympic 100m champion and World Indoor champion over 60m, Marcell Jacobs will race at the 2023 at the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais in Lievin on February 15th.

Marcell Jacobs, Olympic and world indoor champion, plans to compete for his third consecutive victory in the 60m event at the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais during the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting in Lievin on February 15th.

The Italian previously won in Lievin in 2021 and 2022, and went on to win the European indoor title, Olympic 100m and 4x100m gold, and World Indoor title in Belgrade, where he set a European indoor record of 6.41.

This event will be Jacobs’ second confirmed competition of the season, he will first be competing at the ORLEN Cup Lodz, a World Athletics Indoor Tour Bronze meeting, in Poland on February 4th.

He will be joining other global gold medallists such as Mondo Duplantis, Katie Moon, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Grant Holloway, and Keely Hodgkinson. Read more: Holloway and Hodgkinson confirmed for Lievin meet

For further information on the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais, visit the event website.

Marcell Jacobs impressive track record:
Olympic 100m and 4x100m relay champion – 2021 (Tokyo)
European 100m champion – 2022 (Munich)
World indoor champion in 60m – 2022 (Belgrade)
European indoor champion 60m – 2021 (Torun)
European record holder in 100m (9”80) and 60m (6”41)

Symone Goss
Symone Goss

Simone Goss has been with World-Track since 2003 and has done outstanding work at the back end to help out with traveling and other meeting related activities. Goss has also done work for SportingEagles, Blaze News and other media outlets. She obtains a bachelor degree in Communication.

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