CHORZOW, Poland (June 4) — Today, June 4, the 69th ORLEN Janusz Kusocinski Memorial 2023 – a World Athletics Continental Tour Silver event – will witness the gathering of several world-class athletes. The competition will be streamed live on the European Athletics YouTube Channel, granting viewers around the globe an opportunity to witness the thrilling action for free.
World’s Best Athletes to Compete at 69th ORLEN Janusz Kusocinski Memorial 2023
For viewers based in the United States, the live stream will commence at 8:00 a.m. ET. Additionally, real-time updates and comprehensive results will be available throughout the event via the official meet results page.
World-Track, a renowned source for athletics news, will also provide a detailed report highlighting the most remarkable moments, along with the full results, at the conclusion of the meet at the Stadion Śląski.
Among the stellar lineup of athletes gracing the 69th ORLEN Janusz Kusocinski Memorial 2023 on Sunday, one cannot overlook the presence of Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn from Puerto Rico. Camacho-Quinn will face off against Alaysha Johnson from the United States in the highly anticipated 100m hurdles event, going in search of her 5th consecutive victory.
Camacho-Quinn, in superb form this season following her triumph in Tokyo, will strive to challenge her own current world-leading time of 12.31 seconds. Her fierce competition with Johnson, along with the support of local favorites, guarantees an electrifying spectacle.
Hunting The U.S. Pole Vault Record?
Meanwhile, the men’s pole vault competition will witness an intense battle between two-time world champion Sam Kendricks and his compatriot, Chris Nilsen, the world and Olympic silver medalist. Their aim will be to reclaim the U.S. record from KC Lightfoot, who recently achieved an impressive clearance of 6.07m in Nashville.
In the women’s long jump event, spectators can anticipate an exciting clash between Commonwealth Games 2022 champion and world silver medalist Ese Brume from Nigeria, Quanesha Burks from the United States, and Agate de Sousa from Sao Tome & Principe. De Sousa recently achieved a commendable jump of 7.03m in Weinheim, Germany, adding to the anticipation surrounding this contest.
Additionally, the men’s Shot Put event promises a display of exceptional talent, with American two-time world champion Joe Kovacs going head-to-head with New Zealand’s Tom Walsh, the 2017 world champion, and Armin Sinancevic, European Championships silver medalist.
The 69th ORLEN Janusz Kusocinski Memorial 2023 also boasts the participation of notable athletes such as Poland’s 400m runner Natalia Kaczmarek, Lynna Irby-Jackson from the United States, as well as Camryn Rogers from Canada, the world silver medalist, and Janee’ Kassanavoid from the United States, the world bronze medalist, in the women’s Hammer Throw.
Stay tuned to witness some top-class performances and fierce battles that will unfold at the 69th ORLEN Janusz Kusocinski Memorial 2023 this weekend!