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Which Athletics World Records Will Be Broken in Monaco in 2024?

Monaco is again going to be the centre of Athletics records being broken  in 2024… and in a plethora of disciplines. That’s if 2023 and numerous events in the past are anything to go by. 

So set your Calendar now for July, 2024 in Stade Louis II: Monaco’s next Diamond League meeting: 12 July 2024.

Remember it rained records in 2023. Do you remember them?

What Happened in Monaco in 2023 

It was a New Evening of Records.

Women’s Mile:

One race, several records! Faith Kipyegon (KEN) made history in Monaco by breaking the mile world record. With a time of 4:07.64, she improved Sifan Hassan’s (NED) previous Mile world record set in Monaco in 2019 (4:12.33). Ciara Mageean (IRL) set a new national record in 4:14.58, and Freweyni Hailu (ETH) finished third with a new SB of 4:14.79. Jessica Hull (AUS), Nikki Hiltz (USA), and Joselyn Daniely Brea (VEN) all set continental records of 4:15.24, 4:16.35, and 4:27.41, while Laura Muir (GBR) and Berenice Cleyet-Merle (FRA) achieved national records of 4:15.24 and 4:26.06.

Women’s 100m Hurdles:

In 12.30, 2019 world champion and Olympic silver medalist Nia Ali (USA) broke the 110m hurdles meeting record held since 2002, setting the world’s best performance of the year and a personal record.

Men’s 400m Hurdles:

In his third appearance in Monaco, world record holder, Olympic champion, and double world champion Karsten Warholm (NOR) set a new Diamond League record and World Lead of 46.51 – the fourth fastest time in history.

Men’s 800m:

Wyclife Kinyamal (KEN) won the 800m, crossing the finish line with a new SB of 1:43.22.

Women’s Long Jump:

With a jump of 6.95m in the final 3, Larissa Iapichino (ITA) secured victory in the long jump competition. The U23 European champion improved her record by 2cm.

Men’s Pole Vault:

Christopher Nilsen (USA) achieved his season’s best jump of 5.92m, surpassing the world record holder Mondo Duplantis (SWE).

Men’s 5000m:

In the 5000m, Hagos Gebrhiwet (ETH) set a new personal record of 12:42.18, improving his old mark by three seconds. In fourth place, Mohamed Katir (ESP) shattered the European record in 12:45.01, and Jimmy Gressier (FRA) set a new French record in 12:56.09.

Men’s 3000m Steeplechase:

Simon Kiprop Koech (KEN) set a new personal record in the 3000m steeplechase. With a time of 8:04.19, he improved his own mark by 14 seconds.

Men’s 100m:

To conclude the evening, Commonwealth Games champion Ferdinand Omanyala (KEN) won his first Diamond League race in a time of 9.92. U20 double world champion Letsile Tebogo (BOT) finished second with a new PB of 9.93. 

The list goes on! 

Wanda Diamond League 

In 2024, the world’s top athletes will once again take the stage, competing in 15 Wanda Diamond League meetings across four different continents including: 

Monaco: 12 July 2024

The season will kick off in Xiamen on April 20, featuring the men’s 100m, women’s 200m, and a highlighted double program of 100/110m hurdles.

And the Wanda Diamond League final will be in Brussels on September 13 and 14 where 32 Diamond League champions will be crowned over two days.

Take a look at the host of events that will be held in Monaco and try to guess where the records will come. Monaco is the meet where we look for World Records. We are rarely disappointed! 

Diamond League
Schedule from the official website of the Diamond League

You can find out more information on the official website.

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