World Youth champion Trinity Wilson and record-setting racewalkers Trevor Barron and Tyler Sorensen lead a squad of more than 70 Team USA athletes ages 16-19 for the 16th Pan American Junior Championships July 22-24 at the Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar, Florida.
Alfons Juck, note by Larry Eder
Talk about pressure! Oscar Pistorius, the Blade Runner, as he is referred to in the media and by his fans, handled the pressure and delivered. On the last day of the qualifying period, Oscar Pistorious ran a blistering 45.07 to hit the A standard for both Daegu and London. This performance by a man with artificial limbs from the knee on both legs is unheralded. However, in listening to one of his interviews, it became quite clear that Oscar sees this a just another part of his journey.
Monte-Carlo - The IAAF, together with Dentsu, its exclusive Marketing Partner, is delighted to introduce the first ever IAAF centralized Licensing Programme which will enable fans to purchase officially licensed goods online as well as on site at events.
INDIANAPOLIS - Jillian Camarena-Williams of the New York Athletic Club has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the week after tying the American Record at the Paris Diamond League meet on July 8. This is the second athlete of the week honor for Camarena-Williams in 2011.
LILLE, FRANCE – The boys’ medley relay won gold, set a World Youth Record and added the sixteenth medal to the U.S. haul at the 2011 IAAF World Championships on the last day of the July 6 – 10 competition in Lille, France.
LILLE, FRANCE – A flurry of four medals in the girls’ sprints along with two medals in the boys’ shot put gave Team USA a total of six medals on the second day of the 2011 IAAF World Youth Championships.
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Updates from day one of the World Youth Track and Field Trials and the USA Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championlships
EUGENE - Trevor Barron set four American Junior Records in one race to win the men's 20 km national title and claim his spot as the youngest member of the U.S. team bound for the IAAF World Championships in Daegu on the final day of the 2011 USA Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore.
Highlights of the 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Coverage of many of the events in Eugene OR over the weekend where the World Championship team was determined.
EUGENE - Ashton Eaton took a huge leap forward in his quest to become the world's greatest athlete as he won his first U.S. title and racked up 8,729 points, moving him to #5 on the all-time U.S. list on the second day of the 2011 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore.
The USA Championships serve as the selection event for the coveted spots to represent Team USA at the IAAF World Championships August 27- September 4 in Daegu, South Korea. The USA Championships are also the final stop of the 2011 Outdoor Visa Championship Series. Each male and female athlete who finishes the series at the top of the point standings will be awarded $25,000.
Eugene, USA – Michelle Carter and Jillian Camarena-Williams waged an historic battle in the women’s Shot Put on the opening day of the USA Championships at Eugene’s Hayward Field on Thursday (23).
Eugene - Michelle Carter and Jillian Camarena-Williams thrilled the crowd with an epic series of throws, while Kibwé Johnson continued his streak in the hammer cage with the best throw seen by an American in more than a decade at the first day of the 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore.
USATF - EUGENE - With the U.S. boasting the most talented multi-event athletes in the world, Bryan Clay and Ashton Eaton are sure to put on a show at the opening day of the 2011 USA Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. June 23-26.
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