Christian Miller Clocks 10.06 For No. 4 All-Time In The 100m

* Christian Miller wins the USATF U20 Outdoor Championship title in the 100m with a 10.09

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EUGENE -- Roughly a month ago, Creekside's (FL) Christian Miller earned a national title in the 200m at New Balance Nationals Outdoor. 

His confidence was swooning. 

On Saturday, it went to the moon. 

Not only did Miller, a rising high school senior, become the U.S. champion in the 100m at the USATF U20 Championships on Saturday at Hayward Field, but he also set a new personal best that added him to the all-time list and gave him a junior class record. 

Miller clocked a winning time of 10.06 seconds, which surpassed Jaylen Slade's former class record mark of 10.09 (+0.2) in 2021. 

After leading the first round with a time of 10.26, he came back roughly two hours later in the final.

Miller escaped out of the blocks with a slight edge on the rest of the field, then eventually pulled away and crossed the finish line in charge.

In claiming a sub-10.10 time, he joined Montverde Academy graduate (FL) Issam Asinga as one of only two high school boys this spring to dip under that time.

Miller's performance also puts him at U.S. No. 4 all-time in the event.

"I was expecting a quick time after I got out quickly and I finished strong," Miller said. "I wasn't completely sure it was going to be that fast but I knew something fast was going to come from it." 

Tyler Azcano, a competitor out of Orlando, Florida, finished second in 10.09 and T'Mars McCallum was third in 10.26. 

Miller and Azcano earned a spot to compete for the U.S. in the 100m in Puerto Rico for the Pan American U20 Championships in August, while McCallum and Miles Jones will be entered in the relay pool.

Fifth-place finishers Jazonte Levan and Bryce Bock will also be considered. 

* Christian Miller crosses the finish line in the 100m with a 10.06 in front of the Hayward Field crowd

Photo Credit: Bobby Reyes/MileSplit

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