29 May 2018 Watch Highlights Of Arcadis Great CityGames Manchester Manchester

THOUSANDS of athletics fans lined the city centre streets of Manchester as the Arcadis Great CityGames Manchester celebrated its tenth birthday.

It was a night of thrills and spills as champion hurdlers Andrew Pozzi and Aries Merritt stumbled on the final two hurdles to allow Polish hurdler Damian Czykier to take full advantage and snatch an unlikely victory.

Elsewhere, pre event favourites Allyson Felix and Jazmin Sawyers both missed out on victory in the women's 150m and long jump events respectively, while Harry Aikines-Aryeetey pipped countryman Richard Kilty to win the 100m, as large crowds once again turned out at the pop-up athletics track on Deansgate and Albert Square on a warm spring evening.

You can watch highlights of the evening here:

 

The Arcadis Great CityGames Manchester is completely free to spectate, taking athletics out of the stadium and on to the streets, it will give thousands of spectators the opportunity to experience the sport from a unique perspective, while showcasing the best of Manchester on a live 90-minute programme on BBC Sport.

Full details will be announced for 2019's event in due course.

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