Stefanidi confirmed for Meeting de Paris Indoor

Stefanidi confirmed for Meeting de Paris Indoor
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Ekaterini Stefanidi will compete at the Meeting de Paris Indoor on the road to the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham

Greece’s Ekaterini Stefanidi is the latest big name signing for the Meeting de Paris Indoor, a European Athletics Indoor Permit Meeting, at the AccorHotels Arena on 7 February.

Stefanidi added the European indoor and world outdoor pole vault titles to her medal collection last year and was crowned female European Athlete of the Year at the Golden Tracks award ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania in October.

Stefanidi also holds the European outdoor and Olympic pole vault titles from 2016 and she will be looking to complete the set of major continental and global titles at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham from 1-4 March.

Four days prior to the Meeting de Paris Indoor, Stefanidi will face reigning world indoor champion Sandi Morris at the NYRR Millrose Games.

Joint European 100m record-holder Jimmy Vicaut and Olympic 200m bronze medallist Christophe Lemaitre are both confirmed for the 60m while reigning world decathlon champion Kevin Mayer will compete in a multi-event competition (60m hurdles, shot put and long jump).