The Rome Diamond League 2022 begins on June 9th at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, Italy. The Diamond League, also known as the Golden Gala, is the fifth at the circuit.
There will be a total of 14 events at the Golden Gala – seven each for men and women.
Numerous stars will come to Rome and the competition will be top-class. All eyes will be on Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 100m and 200m champion Elaine Thompson-Herah as she competes in the 200m.
Thompson-Herah will compete against two-time Olympic 400m gold medalist Shaunae Miller-Uibo and world 200m champion Dina Asher-Smith.
The event also features heavyweights such as USA’s Allyson Felix and Olympic 100m bronze medalist Shericka Jackson.
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In the men’s 100m, Olympic silver medalist Fred Kerley will compete in the Rome Diamond League for the first time since winning the 400m in 2018. Home favorite and Italy’s Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs will not be in action after retiring from the event due to injury.
In the high jump, local hero Gianmarco Tamberi is hoping for a memorable performance. However, Mutaz Barshim, joint Tokyo gold medalist and friend from Qatar, will not be in action at the Diamond League in Rome.
The Dutch Femke Bol is considered the favorite in the 400-meter hurdles. She will be challenged by Shamier Little from USA and Anna Ryzhykova from Ukraine.
Olympic gold medalist Athing Mu is also being closely watched in the 800m as she prepares for her first Diamond League meeting of the season.
When and where to watch Rome Diamond League and live streaming details
The action starts at 18.30 local time (GMT +2) with the men’s discus and the main program starts at 20.00 with the women’s 400m hurdles.
The Rome Diamond League will be streamed live on the official Diamond League YouTube channel. Leading broadcasters around the world will also have live coverage of the Diamond League.
Live scores are also updated on the Diamond League official site. Social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter are regularly updated.
You can see the Rome Diamond League broadcast details below:
Wanda Diamond League YouTube/Facebook: Bhutan, Bolivia, Chile, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, South Korea, North Korea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, Venezuela
NBC Sports, USATF TV+ / RunnerSpace +PLUS, Peacock Premium: The United States of America
BBC: United Kingdom, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, Ireland
Sky/Rai: Italy and Vatican City
Flow sport: West Indies
Fox Sports: Australia
Heaven Mexico: Mexico
Sky Germany: Germany
super sport: african continent
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Tickets for the Rome Diamond League are available on the Ticketone.it website. The organizers also run many promotions and member activities to help fans get the best viewing experience.
Rome Diamond League Event Timings
The Rome Diamond League begins with the men’s discus throw competition at 18:30 local time and ends with the men’s 100m at around 22:00.
(All times are Rome local time)
6:30 p.m.: Men’s discus
7:15 p.m.: Shot put men
7:35 p.m.: Women’s pole vault
7:55 p.m.: Men’s high jump
8:03 p.m.: Women’s 400 m hurdles
8:13 p.m.: 400 m men
8:21 p.m.: 1500 m women
8:38 p.m .: Women’s long jump
8:42 p.m.: 800 m women
8:51 p.m.: Men’s 3000 m steeplechase
9:08 p.m.: 200 m women
9:15 p.m.: 5000 m men
9:37 p.m.: Women’s 100 m hurdles
9:52 p.m.: 100 m men
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