(USATF)EUGENE, OREGON -- Over a decade has passed since a major international sporting event was held on U.S. soil. However, that will all change July 22-27 with the 177 member federations and the 1,758 junior athletes, ages 16-19, entered to compete in the 16th IAAF World Junior Championships at Historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.
Molly Huddle was here for one reason, setting the American record once again, and putting it out of reach for awhile. During most of the race, she had the company of Shannon Rowbury who followed her every move, as she had in Sacramento.
With 300 meters to go, Molly Huddle took off and put six seconds on Shannon Rowbury.
USA Today's 2014 All-USA Boys Track & Field team, teams coordinated by Fred Baer, TFWA, boys selections by Jack Shepard, HS editor of Track & Field News (the bible of the sport).
USA TODAY'S 2014 All-USA BOYS TRACK & FIELD TEAM
Teams coordinated by Fred Baer, founder, Track and Field Writers of America.
(USATF)INDIANAPOLIS -- Emma Coburn has been named USATF’s Athlete of the Week after setting the American record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Glasgow Diamond League meet on Saturday, July 12.
(IAAF) -The best young athletes from nearly 200 countries will soon be on their way to Eugene for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which begin in exactly one week’s time on 22 July.
GLASGOW -- Olympian Emma Coburn (Crested Butte, Colorado) etched her name in the record books Saturday, breaking the American record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Diamond League meeting in Glasgow. Coburn crossed in 9:11.42 to set a new personal best and take the AR.
Team USA will send 89 athletes to the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which will be held on home soil in Eugene between 22-27 July.
The US roster for Oregon 2014 includes eight individual medallists from the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, four NCAA (American collegiate) champions and seventeen athletes with previous World Junior Championships experience.
(USATF) INDIANAPOLIS -- Kaylin Whitney has been named USATF’s Athlete of the Week after a setting two high school bests, a world youth best and the fifth fastest American junior time at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships last weekend in Eugene, Oregon, July 5-6.
Greatest Ever Weekend Of High School Sprinting/Fastest USA Girls & Boys 100 & 200: Kaylin Whitney, 11.10 (100) and 22.49 (200) –
By Fred Baer - USATF Pacific Media Chair / Track and Field Writers of America - A pair of national record-breaking “amateur” 100-meter sprinters, Kaylin Whitney and Trentavis Friday, stole the show from “pro” Mary Cain amid a bit of qualifying drama on the first day of USA Track & Field’s Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore. (July 5).
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