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4th MoC Grand Prix goes Continental with Entries from Europe and Asia!

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As the countdown to the 4th MoC Grand Prix begins, the competition, which holds on Friday 31st May, and Saturday 1st June, is set to witness the historic participation of athletes from Europe and Asia, as entries poured in from all over the world ahead of the event, which is set to be the major Olympic qualifying Event in Nigeria thus far in 2024.

With Nigeria’s Olympic Trials fast approaching (16th to 18thJune), and the African Championships in Cameroon (21st to 26th June), top Athletes from within and outside Nigeria are expected to storm Lagos in a bid for Olympic qualifying marks and ranking points in the lead up to the Continental showpiece and the National Olympic Trials!

Interest for the 4th MoC Grand Prix was received from over 10 countries globally, and athletes from Iran and Turkey are expected to join their Nigerianand African counterparts in attending the event taking place at the Yabatech Sports Complex in Lagos.

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More than 300 athletes have registered for the competition, with the 2024 edition marking the first time MoC’s flagship competition will join the World Athletics Continental Tour as a ‘Challenger’ Event, continuing a record-breaking year for Athletics in Nigeria, which has already seen another series of MoC Competitions, MTN CHAMPS, bring the World Athletics Continental Tour to Nigeria for the first time in 2024, after the global series first launched in 2020!

Here is the list of Confirmed Athletes for the 4th MoC Grand Prix

The main Event will take place on Saturday 1st June for 20 Track & Field events across the Sprints, Hurdles, Middle Distances and the Jumps, while the six (6) Throwing events will take place on Friday, 31st May.

Note: only athletes on this list will be on the startlist for the respective events. The startlists for the competition will be made available by Thursday, 30th May.

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