AN EXTRAORDINARY EDITION

Galà dei Castelli announces with great pride the presence of pole vault champion Aikaterinī Stefanidī, gold medalist at the Rio Olympic Games, world champion, triple European champion and star at the Diamond League final in Zurich yesterday, where she finished second. The Greek athlete will challenge two other Welklasse finalists.

At the Comunale of Bellinzona will be present, on September 14, as many as 42 finalists of the main program of the final of the Diamond League of Zurich, representing about 50% of all the athletes signed up. The Swiss German television has also confirmed that the event will be broadcast live on TV together with the French and Italian Swiss television.

The Brazilian athlete Alison Dos Santos, bronze medalist at the Tokyo Olympic Games, will be in Bellinzona for the first time after winning second place in the Diamond League final yesterday.