Nafi set to take on stellar high jump field at Nike Prefontaine Classic in Eugene
For the first time in her career, the Olympic heptathlon champion will take part in a competition on American soil.
Today, Nafi revealed through her newsletter that she is set to compete in the women’s high jump at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene (Oregon), as part of the Diamond League, on Sunday, June 7.
Though Nafi has traveled to the United States on several occasions, this will be her very first time competing on American soil! While confirming that she will not do a heptathlon before the Tokyo Games (July 24 – August 9), she says that “she’s thrilled and eager to take on the best female high jumpers”.
It will also be the perfect opportunity for Nafi to test the new facilities at Hayward Field, the stadium has undergone major renovations and will host the World Athletics outdoor Championships in 2021.
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