Photo by Patty Morgan
Mary Cain makes first World team with a tactical kick in 4:28.76! Cain was 2nd, but lead with just 30 meters to go! Kendell Williams is the USA Junior Heptathlon champ after a record-setting hurdle performance. (Photo by Jeff Goodwin)
The USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa has a Florida flare to it. See how local athletes have done as the competition rolls along.
Look at all of the Saturday highlights by Floridians competing in the USATF Junior and Senior National Championships in Iowa.
Broadcast schedule for the USA T&F Championships.
The USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa will have a Florida flare. The Sunshine state is represented in the junior division by several high school standouts as well as area college freshman. In the senior decision numerous Florida natives and those who go or went to school in the state, range from college standouts to professional athletes will be trying to punch their tickets to the World Championships in Moscow.
On balance, it was a mixed bag kind of day for the Colorado-connected contingent at the USA Outdoor and USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships today in Des Moines.
David Oliver Continues to Stride on the World's Stage (via www.howard-bison.com) Howard University Olympian David Oliver continues to make is alma mater proud as he prepares for the 2013 Outdoor Track and Field World Champions on Aug. 10-18 in Moscow, Russia.
A quick summary of the results for Colorado-connected athletes on Saturday...
The final day of competition at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships resulted in two Indiana athletes earning spots on Team USA for the IAAF World Championships in Moscow August 10-13.
Like yesterday, it was a busy day for the Colorado-connected athletes. There won't be any days that aren't busy.
Matt Elliott, a teacher at Rock Hill’s Children’s Attention Home, finished fourth in the men’s 1500 meters June 22 at the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field National Championships, a huge upset. (via www.heraldonline.com)
Indiana University freshman Stephen Keller (Kouts, Ind.) is in 10th place after day 1 of the Decathlon at the USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Fittingly, Calesio Newman’s rise to stardom has been rather quick. (via www.myrtlebeachonline.com)
Unknown Matthew Elliott was 4th in the 1500 at USATF championships. (via Runner's World)
Current world leader in the 100 hurdles turned professional last week. (via ClemsonTigers.com)
The door is now closed on the 2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, but it didn't close before a few more athletes with Colorado connections had their chance to shine.
Purdue Freshman Tate Schienbein led the Indiana contingent on day 2 of the USA Junior Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa as he won the 3000m Steeplechase.
Christina Hillman Talks US Championships (via Cyclones.com)
Green Sea-Floyds alumnus Matthew Elliott talks about training before he competes in Europe, his life, the sport, goals and how he looks at each part.
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