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William Wynne, Julian Purvis, Relays Score Team USA Golds!The GA star William Wynne with World Youth Record 49.01 and Reggie Wyatt CA 50.33 give Team USA 1-2 in 400H. Later, Julian Purvis CA roars to victory in 100H with 13.41 PR. Chalonda Goodman GA 23.54 200 for Silver! Both Team USA Medley Relays, with great 400 come-from-behind efforts from TX standouts Erica Alexander and Danzell Fortson, scored GOLD as well. Chanelle Price PA loses tough 800 as Kenyan runner fighting her for lead is DQ'd. Much more ... Day 5 Highlights - Jim Spier's Sunday Report - Day 5 Results -
Christian Taylor Jumps To 3rd USA Gold Medal!After his impressive LJ bronze and TJ qualifer yesterday, the GA jump star follows with a super series and triple jump gold at 52-05.25!! Also, Becky O'Brien ME 4th in SP and Cameron Tabor OK 5th in DT. Eight Team USA athletes advanced to Sunday finals: Chanelle Price (800), William Wynne and Reggie Wyatt (both 400H), Ken Gilstrap (200), Chalonda Goodman and Ashton Purvis (both 200), and Julian Purvis and Jasmine Stowers (both 100H), plus both relays. All will be in medal contention with Price and Wynne the strongest favorites - Day 4 Highlights - Jim Spier's Saturday Report - Day 4 Results -
Dalilah Muhammad, Jordan Hasay Lead 4-Medal Day for Team USA!!The NY star and NON champ triumphed in the 400H Friday in 57.25, with Ryann Krais PA 3rd in 57.50. Then super CA soph Jordan was 2nd in the 1500 with 4:17.24!! - Also Christian Taylor GA scored a 3rd in the LJ, Conor McCullough CA 4th in HT, Meshawn Graham OH 6th in 400, Danzell Fortson TX 7th in 400, Dylan Ferris NC 8th in 800. Earlier in the morning, Taylor and Bryce Lamb set triple jump PRs in qualifying 1st and 3rd to final, Becky O'Brien ME qualified 3rd in SP, and NON champ Chalonda Goodman led 200 qualifiers. Blake Shaw TX was a strong qualifier in the P.M. 1500 heats - Day 3 Highlights, Mike Kennedy Summaries - Jim Spier's Friday Report. - Day 3 Results -
Wayne Davis II NC Sets Record and Wins First Team USA Gold! "Wayne Davis ran a picture-perfect race. In fact, it was the best one ever run as he set a World Youth record of 13.18. He is a tremendous technician, even at his young age."
-- Jim Spier, NSSF, who witnessed the race in Ostrava.
With a blistering 13.18 (+0.2w), the NC soph takes the World Youth mark and wins by .26 over William Wynne GA
(13.44) for a USA 1-2 - Day 2 Highlights, Mike Kennedy Summaries
- Ken Gilstrap
GA takes bronze in 100 - Curtis Beach
NM uses strong NJ and 1000m to take 4th in Octathlon - Dylan Ferris
NC and Danzell Fortson
TX make 800 and 400 finals - tougher times for US 100 girls. In the morning session, Conor McCullough
starts off Day 2 with 249-03 HT to lead qualifiers to final ... Ryann Krais
and Dalilah Muhammad
are near top of 400H qualifiers ... Curtis Beach
moves up in Octathlon morning events - Jim Spier's Thursday Report
- Day 2 Results
Hurdlers and Hasay Rule Day One! - Dominating performances by Wayne Davis II and William Wynne in the 110H quarters and semis, plus a 1500m semifinal win by Jordan Hasay were the highlights of Day 1 Highlights, Mike Kennedy Summaries. Also ... all USA 100 and 400 sprinters advanced through their respective rounds ... Cameron Tabor's big 63-11.75 SP qualified 4th for shot final (he was 10th overall) and Becky O'Brien made girls discus final (8th) ... Curtis Beach ran a big 48.82 in the 400 to put him 7th in Octathlon after 4 events - Jim Spier's Wednesday Report - Day 1 Results -
Getting There ... As seasoned international meet traveler, Jim Spier of the NSSF explains, it's a long and winding road, filled with challenges, when traveling from North Carolina to the Czech Republic - "Getting There"
Jordan Hasay update - According to today's start lists, the CA soph is in today's 1500 heats, not the 3000 as last roster update on USATF.org indicates.
Event Previews - Mike Kennedy previews each event, highlighting how Team USA may fair against the rest of the world. Preview Page
Team USA Roster Changes - USATF says Jordan Hasay CA running 3000, Turquoise Thompson CA (injury) not competing, more ... Revised roster.