London 2012 Olympic Games champions Jenn Suhr and Ashton Eaton have been added to the list of star athletes for the 2016 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Sunday 14 February, organizers for the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting announced on Wednesday (27).
Suhr, the 2012 Olympic women’s pole vault winner, will be competing for the 14th time in her career at the Reggie Lewis Center, where in 2005 she won the first of her 16 national titles.
The reigning world indoor record holder with 5.02m to her name from 2013, the 33-year-old Suhr has already this season jumped a world-leading 4.91m, which she cleared in Ohio earlier this month.
Eaton, 28, the 2012 Olympic decathlon gold medallist, two-time world champion and world record holder, will contest the 60m and pole vault.
His wife, Canada’s IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 heptathlon silver medallist Brianne Theisen-Eaton, will compete in the long jump.
Other names announced on Wednesday include New Zealand’s Nick Willis, who won a 1500m silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games.
The popular 32-year-old will be seeking his third-consecutive Boston victory in the mile, and his fifth in total.
Jenna Prandini, 23, will also compete in Boston next month. She is the 2015 US 200m champion and went on to win a silver medal in Beijing as a member of the USA 4x100m team.