The IAAF Diamond League is one of the highest level athletics event in the world. The world’s best athletes compete in 32 track and field events at the Diamond League and some which will be performed on Polytan Asia Pacific (Polytan) surface.
As a score point system, athletes will have to perform at their very best to climb their way up the system to become Diamond League Champions.
Winners in their field will receive a Diamond Trophy along with USD $50,000, plus a wildcard into the 2019 World Athletics Championships.
QATAR SC STADIUM, DOHA
For the ninth time in a row, the IAAF Diamond League kicks off at Qatar SC Stadium in Doha on the 3rd May 2019. Athletes will be competing on Polytan’s high speed Rekortan PUR athletics track surface.
IAAF Diamond League Champions will be selected on 29 August in Zurich and 6 September in Brussels.
This stadium is ready for the World Athletics Championships, which will be held from 27 September – 6 October 2019.
STOCKHOLM OLYMPIC STADIUM
The IAAF Diamond League will also be held at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium on 30 May 2019. Athletes will also be competing on a Polytan high speed Rekortan PUR track surface.
Rekortan PUR has been added in the colour blue to highlight the high jump, long jump, triple jump and pole vaulting areas.
BISLETT STADIUM, OSLO
The next stop is Bislett Stadium in Oslo, where Polytan installed the IAAF Class 1 Spurtan WS circular athletics track running surface.
This surface has high water permeability and meets international athletics expectations for major sporting events such as the World Championships and Olympic Games.
Three-time and five timeWorld Champion, Tirunesh Dibaba from Ethiopia made an athletics world record running in the women’s 5,000 metres in only 14:11.15 minutes at the 2008 IAAF Golden League on a Polytan athletics track.
This athletics world record has still not been broken as of today (March 2019).
STADE MOULAY ABDALLAH, MOROCCO
During 2016, the Diamond League visited Africa for the first time ever. The second largest stadium in Morocco called Stade Moulay Abdallah, received a new IAAF Class 1 Polytan Rekortan M track in Moroccan national colours red and green.
In the first year the surface was installed there were four world records, two national records and ten event records on the Polytan athletics surface!
ALEXANDER STADIUM, BIRMINGHAM
The final venue for the 2019 IAAF Diamond League will be at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, UK.
Every year the British Athletics Championships are held at this location on a IAAF Class 2 Certified Polytan track surface.
During December, 2017 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham was the chosen athletics track and field venue for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Top level athletic performances have been proven on many of these Polytan athletics track surfaces from personal best record times, national records, world records and so on.
Time after time, Polytan have provided athletes with the ability to compete at their ultimate level of performance.
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