Ibarguen and Silva Main Latin Stars for Next Stop

Colombian female triple jumper and Cuban pole vaulter Yarisley Silva are the main Latin American stars to compete in the next stop (the 5th) of the Diamond League in the Norwegian capital.

The competition will take place on June 7, at the Bislett Stadium in Oslo, with the participation of another 7 Latin American athletes.

Ibarguen, 2016 Olympic Champion in Rio, will have American Tori Franklin, leader of the current season with a jump of 14.84 meters, as well as Olga Rypakova (Kazahstan) and Olha Saladukha (Ukraine) as main contenders.

Ibarguen leads the classification for the title with eight points after winning the match in Shanghai on May 12.

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Ibarguen leads the classification for the title with eight points

Cuban Yarisley Silva will also have a tough opposition in the pole vault, an event in which Americans Sandi Morris and Katie Nageotte stand out as candidates for the title, while the rest of the Latin American delegation that will participate in the 5th stop in Oslo, will be Bahaman Donald Thomas in high jump and Jamaican Kimberly Williams in the triple jump.

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Cuban Yarisley Silva tries to rebound this Summer Season in the Pole Vault

Trinitarian Khalifa St. Fort and Michelle-Lee Ahye are registered to compete in the 100 flat meters, with masculine comrade Jereem Richards in the 200 flat meters and Brazilian Thiago Do Rosario Andre to compete in the 1,600 meters.

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