Exclusive: Eugene, Oregon to host Diamond League final in 2023

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - Diamond League - Rome/Florence - 2021 Pietro Mennea Golden Gala - Stadio Luigi Ridolfi, Florence, Italy - June 10, 2021 Belarus' Elvira Herman in action during the women's 100m hurdles REUTERS/Ciro De Luca

EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - Oregon's new athletics stadium, due to host of the 2022 world championships, will be the venue for the 2023 Diamond League final, making it the first time the meeting has been held outside Europe, the league's top official told Reuters on Tuesday.

"We are very pleased to have the final in Eugene, Tracktown USA in the year after the world athletics championships at the iconic and new Hayward Field arena," Petr Stastny, chief executive officer of the Diamond League, said in an email.

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