Aviva Grand Prix - Samsung Diamond League, Birmingham

Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 13:15


GB United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gloria Asunmu in BirminghamThe Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix returns to the Birmingham Alexander Stadium on Sunday 26th August, giving you the opportunity to welcome back your newly-crowned Olympic heroes.

Some of the world’s best athletes will go head-to-head as the most exciting summer of athletics this country has ever seen continues in the West Midlands.

Mo Farah headlines the event where he will threaten Steve Ovett’s 34-year-old British 2 mile record, whilst an array of international stars line up on the track just two weeks after their triumphs at the Olympic Games.

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell was one of the stars of the show last year, treating the capacity crowd to a scintillating performance in the 100m, whilst current IAAF Female Athlete of the Year Sally Pearson broke three records on her way to victory in the 100m hurdles.

British fans weren’t disappointed as Mo Farah, Dai Greene and Phillips Idowu came away victorious.

So back the team and watch the world’s best athletes in action at the Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix on 26 August.

Activity: The Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix.

Who: Some of the world’s best athletes, including Olympic 10,000 and 5,000m champion Mo Farah.

Where: The Birmingham Alexander Stadium.

Link to map of the stadium:

Date: Sunday 26 August 2012.

Time: First event starting at 1.15pm with the last event finishing at 5.00pm.

Tickets: Back the team and watch the world’s best athletes in action at the Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium on 26 August.

For tickets, visit www.uka.org.uk/aviva-series or call 08000 55 60 56.

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