USA Track & Field National News

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN -- The 2016 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships got off to a hot start on Thursday, with several listed National Masters records falling on the first day of competition. With over 1,000 Masters athletes competing in the event, including a field of 40 current World champions and several Olympians, the opening day of competition set the pace for the championship weekend.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Five reigning Olympic gold medalists and five current world champions join 86 first-time Olympians on the Team USA roster nominated to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team. A roster of 129 men and women is slated to represent the United States in track & field competition August 12-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The nation’s best will be competing at the USATF Masters Championships at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI, Thursday through Sunday, July 14-17. Forty current world champions and approximately 100 defending USATF champions are among 1018 athletes who will take part in 2560 events, including 104 participants from Michigan in 187 events, with many Grand Rapids area stars.
Every four years, the Olympic Trials act as the gateway to the Games. Athletes can springboard toward history-making performances the following month.
U.S. Olympic Team Trials — Track & Field Sunday, July 10, 2016 Hayward Field, Eugene, Ore.
Press Conference Quotes - U.S. Olympic Team Head Coaches Price-Smith & Lananna
EUGENE, OREGON -- On the busiest and final day of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials - Track & Field, it was impossible to pinpoint who stole the show as 10 days of competition came to a close Sunday. Between meet records by Matt Centrowitz and Dalilah Muhammad, the shattering of the Hayward Field attendance record (22,944), the improbable 5000m-10,000m Trials double by the incomparable Molly Huddle, and welcoming the youngest member of Team USA since 1972 in Sydney McLaughlin, Sunday’s nine finals showed no shortage of show-stopping performances.
Day 9 Quotes - U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field
EUGENE, OREGON -- The penultimate day of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field did not disappoint, as a record 22,847 track & field fans witnessed 60 of the wildest minutes in Hayward Field history.
Day 8 Quotes - U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field
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