(IAAF) - Brianna Rollins, Valerie Adams, Jason Young, Yarisley Silva and Linda Stahl highlighted the Spitzen Leichtathletik EA Classic meeting at the Allmend Stadium in Lucerne on Wednesday (17).
These athletes shared the $20,000 jackpot which was awarded to the best performers of the evening.
Elliott Narrowly Misses World B Mark With 1500m Win At KBC-Heusden 1500m - (Zolder-Heusden, Belgium) - Matt Elliott (Brooks) took the lead with 250-meters to go and never looked back Saturday, winning the B heat of the 1500-meters at the KBC Night of Athletics with a personal best of 3:37.07.
It happened in one of the final events of the last day of the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, but Romania’s Florentina Marincu became the only athlete of the week to win gold medals in two individual events.
Heptathlete Tatyana Chernova showed that she is in good shape ahead of the defence of her World title in Moscow next month when she produced a world-leading total of 6623 points at the World University Games on Thursday (12).
World youth leads from Ekelund and Lake on third morning in Donetsk – IAAF World Youth Championships
(IAAF) -Fired up after missing out on medals in yesterday’s 100m finals, Michael O’Hara of Jamaica and Irene Ekelund of Sweden were in fine form in this morning’s 200m heats on day three at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk.
(IAAF) - Three genuine gold-medal contenders made a premature exit from their respective events in Donetsk on the second morning of the IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk.
(USATF) -INDIANAPOLIS — Ryan Whiting (Harrisburg, Pa.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting a meet record at the Lausanne Diamond League meet in Switzerland.
Whiting put the shot 21.88m/71-9.5 on his third attempt to establish the meet record and squeeze out a narrow win over 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Reese Hoffa.
(IAAF) -The majority of sprinting events during the morning session on the first day of the IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk saw US athletes record the fastest times in the heats.
DONETSK, UKRAINE - Forty-three of the top youth athletes from the U.S. kickoff their international careers as competition begins tomorrow at the IAAF World Youth Championships which runs from July 10-14th.
Suver 4th At US 10k Championships - (Atlanta, GA) - Mattie Suver (adidas/BRC) continued her impressive season notching another top-five US Championship finish with a 4th-place at the US 10k Championships hosted by the Peachtree Road Race on July 04. Suver was just nipped at the line finishing in 33:22 and solidly takes the #2 position in the USA Running Circuit standings.
The IAAF World Youth Championships, which will take place from 10 to 14 July 2013 in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, is on course to become the biggest gathering of athletes in the history of the Championships.
With the deadline for the Entries now closed, we are proud to announce that no fewer than 1532 athletes have been entered, 840 boys and 713 girls.
Arlington, Virginia – July 1, 2013 – Fourteen up-and-coming distance runners, who have recently graduated from colleges and universities throughout the country, have been selected to attend the second RunPro Camp. The 2013 camp, hosted by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA), will be held in Arlington, Virginia, July 18-21.
Elliott To Chase IAAF World Championships "A" Standard In Heusden and Bottrop; Emotional Post-Race Video Goes Viral - (Colorado Springs, CO) - After a surprise 4th-place finish in the 1500-meters at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships last week, Matt Elliott (Brooks I.D.) earned the opportunity to pursue the World Championships qualifying standard and has a chance to make the US
(USATF) - DES MOINES, Iowa - Courtney Okolo sprinted into the top ten of the U.S. junior 400 list Saturday on the fourth day of competition at the 2013 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Drake Stadium.
Women’s Grandma’s Marathon Course Record Falls - (Duluth, Minn.) Mo Trafeh claimed another national title by winning today’s 2013 USA Half Marathon Championships and set a new course record while doing so.
USATF)DES MOINES, Iowa - Tyson Gay’s 9.75 win in the 100m led the way for world-leading marks by English Gardner, Barbara Pierre and Sharon Day on the second day of senior competition at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Drake Stadium.
(USATF) Des Moines, Iowa — Day two of the USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Drake Stadium had a little bit of everything, including a near record in the women’s 5,000m and a brother-sister medal-winning multi-event duo.
DES MOINES, Iowa - 2011 World Youth bronze medalist Kendell Williams raced to a U.S. Junior heptathlon record of 13.35w in the 100m hurdles on her way to a first-day score of 3,478 points on the opening day of the USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships Wednesday at Drake Stadium.
(USATF} DES MOINES - The nation’s top junior athletes will face off at the 2013 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships this Wednesday through Sunday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines Iowa.
Six Team USA Minnesota Distance Runners to Compete at USA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines June 20-23
Minneapolis/St. Paul – June 17, 2013 – Six Team USA Minnesota distance runners – led by World ‘A’ qualifiers Jamie Cheever and Gabriele Anderson - will compete in the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines June 20-23. Their events include the 800 meters, 1500 meters, steeplechase and 10,000 meters.