sainsbury's grand prix - Birmingham
Sainsbury's Grand Prix - Birmingham | Birmingham Alexander Stadium | IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final | Saturday 29 June 2013
Welcome some of your London 2012 heroes back on home soil as they compete together for the first time since the Paralympic Games at the Sainsbury's Grand Prix - Birmingham, which will host the first ever IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final on Saturday 29 June.
In what will be an enthralling day of action packed athletics, Paralympic Games gold medallists Hannah Cockroft, Jonnie Peacock, David Weir and Richard Whitehead will join a whole host of international stars at the Birmingham Alexander Stadium.
In the last meet of the seven event IPC Grand Prix series, which has seen athletes take to the track and field in Dubai, Beijing, Sao Paulo, Grosseto, Arizona and Berlin,140 athletes will descend on Birmingham for a show-stopping finale.
The Birmingham Alexander Stadium will host 18 events, and the world’s top six ranked athletes will be invited to compete, providing they have competed in at least one IPC Athletics Grand Prix.
The two remaining places in each event will be filled by athletes specially invited by IPC Athletics to ensure a top class field.
To view the current World Rankings for 2013, please click here A full list of results from the previous IPC Grand Prix events can be found on the IPC website
Sainsbury's Grand Prix - Birmingham | Birmingham Alexander Stadium | IAAF Diamond League | Sunday 30 June 2013
The following day, some of the world's best athletes will descend on the West Midlands for the prestigious IAAF Diamond League meeting with GB & NI's Olympic medallists Mo Farah, Greg Rutherford, Robbie Grabarz and Christine Ohuruogu all live in action.
They will be joined by a cast of international stars including Carmelita Jeter, the second fastest woman of all time, and World Indoor pole vault record holder and Olympic champion Jenn Suhr. Tickets on sale now.