Samantha Watson Finishes Sixth At The USATF Championships



Samantha Watson, of Rush Henrietta (NY) High, finished sixth in the 800m at the USATF Championships on Sunday in Sacramento. Her 2:00.99 finish was her second fastest time over 800m ever. She went 2:00.78 earlier this outdoor season at the adidas Boost Boston Games. 

Ajee Wilson continued to show her dominance as she popped off the third-fastest time in the world this year with a 1:57.78 victory.  

Results

PLACEATHLETERESULT400800LN/POS
1Ajee' Wilson
adidas
1:57.78
59.66
-
Pl: 1
1:57.78
58.13
Pl: 1
6
2Charlene Lipsey
adidas
1:58.01
59.87
-
Pl: 3
1:58.01
58.15
Pl: 2
4
3Brenda Martinez
New Balance
1:58.46
59.89
-
Pl: 4
1:58.46
58.57
Pl: 3
7
4Raevyn Rogers
Oregon
2:00.18
59.69
-
Pl: 2
2:00.18
1:00.50
Pl: 4
5
5Chrishuna Williams
Nike
2:00.58
1:00.02
-
Pl: 5
2:00.58
1:00.57
Pl: 5
3
6Samantha Watson
Rochester Running Rebels
2:00.99
1:00.21
-
Pl: 8
2:00.99
1:00.78
Pl: 6
1
7Laura Roesler
NIKE / Texas Elite TC
2:01.10
1:00.13
-
Pl: 7
2:01.10
1:00.98
Pl: 7
8
8Emily Richards
Ohio Northern
2:01.74
1:00.11
-
Pl: 6
2:01.74
1:01.63
Pl: 8
2


Watson after winning the National Championship in the 800m:


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