Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Clement of the U.S., the 2007 World Champions in the women's 100-meter dash and the men's 400-meter hurdles, respectively, will compete at the adidas Track Classic on May 18 at The Home Depot Center on the campus of Cal State-Dominguez Hills. Five other 2007 World Champions - Tyson Gay, Jeremy Wariner, Allyson Felix, Bernard Lagat, and Jana Rawlinson are also in the Classic.
The other new additions to the lineup are Joanna Hayes, the 2004 Olympic 100-meter hurdles gold medalist, and Xavier Carter, who won four events at the 2006 NCAA Championships and is the third fastest 200-meter runner in history. The adidas track classic will be broadcast live on ESPN from 1 to 3 p.m. Pacific Time. Tickets (from $10 to $40) are available by calling Ticketmaster at 213-480-3232 or visiting www.Ticketmaster.com. For group sales, call 1-877-AEG-TICKETS. Visit the event website at www.adidasTrackClassic.com for updates and more information.