Day 4 Recap Of The AAU Junior Olympic Games

Gordon Mack - FloTrack

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Brandon Miller broke a long-held national record, Cha'iel Johnson and Krianne McBride duked it out to the line and an 8 and under 200m national record went down at the 2018 AAU Junior Olympic Games on Tuesday.

Here are some of the highlights of the fourth day of competition in Des Moines. 

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Best Race:


Cha'iel Johnson was out to defend her 1500m title but 3k national record holder Krianne McBride had other plans

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This One Was Pretty Good, Too: 


Nothing like breaking a 30-year-old record in the 1500m. Guess who did it? AAU's finest, Brandon Miller, of O'Fallon, Missouri. 

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Best Tweet:

No matter what she refused to DNF...

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Best Photo:

Athing Mu dropped her first win of the week in the 1500m in 4:38. And then she split a 23 in the 200m! Credit: Cory Mull/MileSplit

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This One Was Good, Too: 

Plano's (TX) Jonathan Simms is a star in the making. He rocked a 56-second 400m in the prelims. Credit: Cory Mull/MileSplit


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Best Interview: 

Katy Taylor's Bryce Foster has some very big goals in the next few years in the shot put. Chief among them? He wants to be the best in the country -- maybe the best high school shot put thrower ever. 


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