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ATHLETICS: Williams-Mills and Facey to compete in Stockholm

Published:Tuesday | June 14, 2016 | 6:20 PM
Novlene Williams-Mills

World Championship 4x400 metres relay gold medallist Novlene Williams-Mills and sprinter Simone Facey are the only Jamaicans listed for Thursday’s IAAF Diamond League meet in Stockholm Sweden.

Williams-Mills will face the 2008 Olympic champion Christine Ohurugu of Great Britain and Natasha Hastings of the United States in the women's 400 metres. 

Meanwhile, Facey who will compete in the women's 200 metres, will face off with Charonda Williams of the United States, Jodie Williams of Great Britain, and Kimberly Hyacinth of Canada.

The world 800 metres record holder David Rudisha of Kenya is down to compete in the men's 800 metres, where he will be challenge by his compatriots Ferguson Cheruiyot and Timothy Kitum.