USA Track & Field National News

Eugene, Ore. - Ashton Eaton brought a record capacity crowd to full roar Saturday at Hayward Field as the Oregon graduate set a world record in the decathlon, scoring 9,039 points to break the previous record of 9,026 set in 2001 by the Czech Republic’s Roman Sebrle. The official attendance was 21,795. It was but one highlight of a dramatic and newsmaking day at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field.
It couldn't have rained harder during the Men’s 10K final in Eugene at 6:45pm on the first day of competition at Hayward Field. Matt Tegenkamp held tight in a three-man pack with Galen Rupp and Dalen Ritzenhein for the last half of the race. Qualifying for a spot on the USA Olympic Team was all but guaranteed, and Tegenkamp solidified his place when he pulled into second ahead of Ritzenhein, with an A Standard time of 27:33.94.
Eugene, Ore. - Two Olympic Trials champions were crowned, six athletes were selected for the men’s and women’s 10,000m Olympic teams and Ashton Eaton set two decathlon world records in the 100m and long jump. Many more athletes advanced through rounds on the first full-day of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field in front of a crowd of 20,936.
For Friday, June 22. Quotes will be updated throughout the day.
Eugene, Ore. - Two Olympic Trials champions were crowned, six athletes were selected for the men’s and women’s 10,000m Olympic teams and Ashton Eaton set two decathlon world records in the 100m and long jump. Many more athletes advanced through rounds on the first full-day of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field in front of a crowd of 20,936.
It couldn't have rained harder during the Men’s 10K final in Eugene at 6:45pm on the first day of competition at Hayward Field. Matt Tegenkamp held tight in a three-man pack with Galen Rupp and Dalen Ritzenhein for the last half of the race. Qualifying for a spot on the USA Olympic Team was all but guaranteed, and Tegenkamp solidified his place when he pulled into second ahead of Ritzenhein, with an A Standard time of 27:33.94.
For Friday, June 22. Quotes will be updated throughout the day.
Eugene, Ore. – More than 100 athletes will be selected to represent the U.S. at the London Olympic Games as the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field begin today and run through July 1. Action starts first with the hammer throw in Beaverton, Oregon and continues with eight days of action over the next ten days.
Beaverton, Ore. – Amber Campbell and Kibwe Johnson were crowned as the first champions of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field as they took first place in the men’s and women’s hammer throw.
Eugene, Ore. – More than 100 athletes will be selected to represent the U.S. at the London Olympic Games as the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field begin today and run through July 1. Action starts first with the hammer throw in Beaverton, Oregon and continues with eight days of action over the next ten days.
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