Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon will host the finals for 16 different Diamond League events in 2022, including the men’s 100 and 400 metres, the men’s 400 hurdles, the women’s 100, 200, and 800 metres, the men’s shot put, and the Bowerman Mile.
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How to Watch Prefontaine Classic:
Game Date: May 28, 2022
Game Time: 4:30 p.m. ET
TV Channel: NBC (KRIS – Corpus Christi, TX)
This year, the Diamond League is being broadcast in the United States by NBC, and this Saturday’s meet will air live on CNBC from 4 to 4:30 p.m. ET and on NBC from 4:30 to 6 p.m. ET. Peacock, NBC’s online streaming service, also allows viewers to see the competition.
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The day’s biggest event, the men’s 100 metres, will include two Olympic medalists from 2020’s competition: American Fred Kerley and Canadian Andre De Grasse. With a bronze medal in the 200 metres at the Tokyo Olympics under his belt, American Noah Lyles will be among tonight’s starting nine.
Trayvon Bromell, who has run the 100-meter dash in 9.92 seconds this season, is also competing. Olympic bronze medalist Kirani James of Grenada has advanced to the final of the men’s 400 metres, where he will compete against Great Britain’s Matthew Hudson-Smith, who won the event at last week’s British Grand Prix.
Elaine Thompson-Hera, who won the gold medal at the Olympics, and Sherika Jackson, who won the bronze, are among the nine sprinters who will be starting the 100-meter final. Briana Williams is also among them.
Even though American Sha’Carri Richardson has yet to run a lap in under 11 seconds this season, she has advanced to the final, along with British winner Dina Asher-Smith from last week’s British Grand Prix.