June 21-24, 2001 at Eugene OR

USA National Outdoor Championships

Preps in USA Nationals
Seven high school athletes competed in the USA National outdoor championships, which serve as the selection meet for the US team for the World Athletics Championships at Edmonton Canada in August.

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  • Men's 1500 - Alan Webb VA is 5th in final after winning preliminary heat. Ryan Hall CA is 9th in his heat in 3:53.03 and does not advance.
  • Men's 5000 - Dathan Ritzenhein MI runs 13:44.70, missing Gerry Lindgren's HS record by an agonizing 0.70 second. Second best all time, better than Pre, better than Virgin.
  • Women's 200 - Angel Perkins CA is fourth overall in prelim and makes the final. Allyson Felix CA misses advancing by 0.01.
  • Women's 400H - Lashinda Demus CA is fourth in the final.
  • Women's Shot Put - Karen Freberg CA -- Shot Put (10:45 am Sunday)

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