Shanieka Ricketts to compete in the Bislett Games in Oslo, Norway on June 15
World Championship silver medalist Shanieka Ricketts has listed to compete in the Bislett Games, the fifth stop on the Wanda Diamond league calendar in Oslo, Norway on June 15.
Ricketts will face the world championship gold medalist and world record holder Yulimar Rojas, along with World Championship bronze medallist Tori Franklin, and USA’s Keturah Oji.
It will be Rojas’s first Wanda Diamond League competition of 2023, and the first time she has competed in the Norwegian capital.
The meet will also feature Canadian Olympic champion Andre Grasse who will race over 200 metres – and will go up against the likes of USA’’s world bronze medallist Erriyon Knighton, and world and Olympic silver medallist Kenny Bednarek.
World record-holder Wayde van Niekerk will face 2012 Olympic champion Kirani James in the men’s 400 metres.