Xiamen Diamond League 2024: Livestreaming, Schedule and More

Xiamen Diamond League 2024 will be the season opener competition of track and field ahead of the Paris Olympics 2024.

Abdulla Aboobacker in action (Image Credits - Instagram/@abdullaaboobacker04)
By Soumya | Apr 20, 2024 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

The 2024 Diamond League season is set to kick off on Saturday, April 20 with the first leg in Xiamen. As the season’s inaugural event, Xiamen is pivotal for athletes to evaluate their training and fine-tune their strategies after the off-season. On the other hand, it will give a fair share of ideas on the various heavyweights in the forthcoming Paris Olympics 2024.

The inaugural meeting of the Diamond League will showcase a diverse array of events, encompassing men’s pole vault, women’s discus throw, men’s 5000m, women’s 100m hurdles, and women’s 400m. The top performers will advance to the final, vying for the prize money and the Diamond League titles.

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Top Athletes to Watch Out at Xiamen Diamond League 2024

Since the Olympics is just less than 100 days away, the Diamond League in China will feature many potential track and field athletes who can potentially go on to win the gold medal. All eyes will be on American sprint sensation Sha’Carri Richardson, as she returns to individual competition at the Diamond League opener in Xiamen on April 20th.

On the other hand, triple jumper Abdulla Aboobacker Narangolintevida will be the sole Indian representative in Xiamen. At 28 years old, Aboobacker has already made a mark on the international stage, securing the men’s triple jump gold at the Asian Athletics Championships last year. Currently, he holds the 16th position in the world rankings.

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Xiamen Diamond League 2024- Events Schedule

The Diamond League scheduled to take place in Xiamen (China) will have the following schedule of events:

Men’s Events:

  1. 100 meters
  2. 800 meters
  3. 5,000 meters
  4. 110-meter hurdles
  5. High jump
  6. Pole vault
  7. Triple jump

Women’s Events:

  1. 200 meters
  2. 400 meters
  3. 1,500 meters
  4. 100-meter hurdles
  5. 3,000-meter steeplechase
  6. Shot put
  7. Discus throw
  8. Javelin throw

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Xiamen Diamond League- Timings

April 20

5:05 pm* – Men’s high jump

5:51 pm – Women’s shot put

6:00 pm – Men’s pole vault

6:34 pm – Women’s 400m

6:47 pm – Women’s 100m hurdles

6:50 pm – Women’s discuss

6:55 pm – Men’s 5000m

7:09 pm – Men’s triple jump

7:17 pm – Women’s 200m

7:25 pm – Men’s 800m

7:35 pm – Women’s 3000m steeplechase

7:57 pm – Men’s 110m hurdles

8:07 pm – Women’s 1500m

8:23 pm – Men’s 100m


When is the Xiamen Diamond League 2024?

The Xiamen Diamond League 2024 is set to take place on Saturday, i.e. 20th April.

Where to watch the Xiamen Diamond League 2024?

Indian fans can watch all the action from the Diamond League Xiamen meet starting at 4:30 PM on April 20, 2024, Live on Jio Cinema and Sports18-1 HD.

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