USA Track & Field National News

LILLE, FRANCE – Nnenya Hailey won gold in the girls’ 400m hurdles, while Justin Fondren and Shelbi Vaughn claimed bronze in the high jump and discus on day four of the 2011 IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France.

New York, N.Y. – Like last year, this year’s USATF National Club Track & Field Championships in New York, N.Y finished in high drama with the defending champions each eking out victories again. At last year’s meet in San Francisco, Norfolk Real Deal (Virginia) captured the women’s team title while Central Park Track Club New Balance (Metropolitan/New York) took home the men’s title. Both east coast teams were able to stay closer to home this year and successfully defend their titles at Ichan Stadium in Manhattan.  Central Park Track Club used a balanced effort by both its men’s and women’s squads to also capture the combined team title (men’s and women’s scores combined).
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. - Team USA proved its dominance in the short sprints on the fourth day of the 2011 WMA World Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Americans took home a total of 33 medals in the 100m, including 13 golds.
LILLE, FRANCE – Nnenya Hailey won gold in the girls’ 400m hurdles, while Justin Fondren and Shelbi Vaughn claimed bronze in the high jump and discus on day four of the 2011 IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France.

New York, N.Y. – Like last year, this year’s USATF National Club Track & Field Championships in New York, N.Y finished in high drama with the defending champions each eking out victories again. At last year’s meet in San Francisco, Norfolk Real Deal (Virginia) captured the women’s team title while Central Park Track Club New Balance (Metropolitan/New York) took home the men’s title. Both east coast teams were able to stay closer to home this year and successfully defend their titles at Ichan Stadium in Manhattan.  Central Park Track Club used a balanced effort by both its men’s and women’s squads to also capture the combined team title (men’s and women’s scores combined).
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. - Team USA proved its dominance in the short sprints on the fourth day of the 2011 WMA World Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Americans took home a total of 33 medals in the 100m, including 13 golds.
INDIANAPOLIS – A record number of athletes and clubs will compete for national honors July 8-9 at the 2011 USATF National Club Track & Field Championships at Icahn Stadium in New York City.
LILLE, FRANCE – Arman Hall won the boys’ 400m in convincing fashion in a time of 46.01 to win gold and further secured Team USA’s spot atop the medal count on day three of the 2011 IAAF World Youth Championships.
There are very few women in the U.S. who have run an 800m in the low 2:02’s this year. In fact, to date, there are only 16 women who have run 2:02.50 or faster. Most of the names on the list are well known; there are Olympians, sponsored athletes, post collegiate runners and a few college standouts. But one name stands out on the list – Amy Weissenbach. She ran a 2:02.04, and is six years younger than any other athlete in that group.
PARIS, FRANCE – Competing at the Paris Diamond League meet Friday, American shot put thrower Jillian Camarena-Williams tied the existing American record with her third place throw of 20.18m/66-2.5.
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