Richard Kilty, from substitute to World Champion!

Wednesday February 25 the worlds best sprinters will come to Malmö.

Richard Kilty, reigning world champion in the 60 metres comes to Malmö to compete against the best. He was a substitute during the World Indoor Championships 2014, after his fellow countryman injured himself and couldn’t start, Kilty was called in. He seized the opportunity and won! From substitute to World Champion!

At Malmö Arena will Kilty face Kim Collins from Saint Kitts and Nevis.

“I look forward to Malmö Games, and to face Kim Collins who is running faster than ever before will be a great challenge. It’s always good when the fastest sprinters are at the same meet, because then we can push each other to run faster.” – Richard Kilty

Malmö Games will have many sprint races as both 60m and 60m hurdles for both men and women will have heats and finals. The victory premiums in all events is 7000 dollar and in total there is 18 700 dollar in prize money in each event.