This weekend, the 2022 Prefontaine Classic will host the United States leg of the world’s most prestigious and tough track series.
As the third tournament in the Diamond League series, it will bring together some of the top talents in track and field for two days of competition on May 27 and 28 in Eugene, Oregon.
Former Oregon Ducks distance runner and Olympic gold medalist Steve Prefontaine is honoured with the meet’s namesake.
Later this summer, the historic Hayward Field will host the 2022 World Athletics Championships, and this year’s event is a dress rehearsal.
In addition, the U.S. representatives at the global championships in the 10,000-meter event will be determined at a championship race that will take place on Friday night.
Information on how to watch the Pre Classic, including when it will be available online and what it will focus on, is provided below.
Prefontaine Classic (Eugene Diamond League) 2022 – Live Stream
Watch the Prefontaine Classic (Eugene Diamond League) 2022 online, on TV, and find out who placed, who didn’t, when, and how.
On May 27–28, 2022, the legendary Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, will host the Prefonatain Classic.
Beginning at 10:30 PM ET on Friday, USATF TV will broadcast the beginning of the US 10000m championships, as well as the 5000m and two-mile races (GMT -4).
Several countries across the world will be airing live coverage of Saturday’s activities in the 2022 Diamond League meeting in Eugene (Prefontaine Classic) beginning at 4:00 PM Eastern Time (ET).
Pre Classic Features Gold Medalists Galore in World Champs Preview; TV, Stream Schedule
Beginning with this weekend’s Prefontaine Classic, the best yearly track and field meet in the world will be held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
On Saturday, NBC Sports will broadcast the Diamond League competition live. The coverage can be seen on CNBC from 4 to 4:30 p.m. ET.
On NBC from 4:30 to 6, and online at NBCSports.com/live, the NBC Sports app, and Peacock.
This year’s fields feature 15 individual Olympic gold medalists who are hoping to qualify for the USATF Outdoor Championships in June.
And/or the first-ever global championships to be held in the United States in July, both of which will be held in Hayward.
Starting this Friday, USATF.TV will be broadcasting a number of events, including the men’s and women’s 10,000-meter national championships.
In which qualifying slots for the global championships will be awarded. World records will then be attempted in the 5,000 and 10,000 metres for women and men, respectively.
Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica, who won both the 100 and 200 metre events at the last two Olympic Games.
And who ran the second-fastest 100 metre dash in history at last year’s Pre Classic, only five hundredths of a second behind Florence Griffith-world Joyner’s record, was one of the highlights.
Thompson-Herah may have another opportunity to break the record in the 100-meter event, which also features Sha’Carri Richardson.
The winner of the United States Olympic Trials who was later banned for a positive test for marijuana and hence unable to compete in the Tokyo Olympics.
This Friday and Saturday, the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon, will host the only U.S. stop of the 2022 Diamond League season. Information on how to view the competition is provided below.
This Friday night, from 10:30 p.m. until 12:50 a.m. ET, USATF.TV+ (subscription required) will broadcast live coverage of the USATF 10,000 championships.
Women’s 2-mile and 5,000, and Joshua Cheptegei’s world record attempt in the men’s 5,000.