Strong fields in the men’s pole vault and women’s high jump and triple jump have been announced for the Meeting de Paris, the seventh meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, set for 30 June.

Among the men, the pole vault competition will gather together the top three performers in the world this season, plus the reigning world champion and the Olympic gold medallist at the 2016 Rio Games, a delicious mix of confirmed stars and new hopefuls of the discipline. The most loyal athlete of them all to the French leg of the IAAF Diamond League, Renaud Lavillenie will hit the track at the Charléty Stadium as favourite. The Frenchman has bagged three of the six best jumps of the season, topped with a performance of 5.95m achieved back in April in Austin, Texas.

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