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London Stadium will be hosting a new track meet in mid-July 2021 as a World Athletics World Cup meet.

British Athletics announced the news. The format of the meet will focus on sprints and middle-distance events up to the 1500m.

Other confirmed countries are China, France, Germany, USA, South Africa, Poland and Jamaica, so far.

The two-day, mid-week meet will have one male and one female athlete from each nation selected to compete directly into a finals, which will be held in the evening at the London Stadium, which was the primary venue of the 2012 London Olympic Games

The prize purse will be £1.45 million or $1.89 million USD.