EUGENE, Oregon – Shortly after closing ceremonies ended and Vin Lananna passed on the “torch” to the next host of the Junior World Track & Field Championships, he reflected on the competition’s first appearance on U.S. soil and whether the United States is ready to host the Sr. World Championships in 2019.
Nike All-Star and former Duck Laura Roesler: OTC Elite runner and former Duck Jordan McNamara: OTC Elite runner and former Duck Elijah Greer: OTC Elite high jumper Jesse Williams: Olympic gold medalist triple jumper Christian Taylor:
Ariana Washington, Kaylin Whitney, Jada Martin & Teahna Daniels after winning gold in the 4×100 Relay: Trayvon Bromell, Trentavis Friday, Kendal Williams & Jalen Miller after winning gold in the 4×100 Relay:
Olympic medalist hurdlers Aries Merritt and Jason Richardson: Olympic gold medalist triple jumper Christian Taylor: TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna:
Eugene, Ore.– KEZI Sports’ Mike Skow spoke with Tracktown USA & UO Athletics’ Vin Lananna this week about the upcoming IAAF World Junior Championships as well as the Duck men’s track & field team winning this year’s NCAA Outdoor title at last month’s championships in Eugene. See our full conversation here.
Oregon track & field head coach Robert Johnson: 2012 Olympic Gold medalist & former Duck Ashton Eaton: 2012 Olympian & former Duck Brianne Theisen-Eaton: Oregon sprinter Devon Allen: Oregon sprinter Dior Mathis: 2012 Olympian & former Duck Cyrus Hostetler: Professional distance runner & former Duck Jordan McNamara:
EUGENE, Ore — TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna and IAAF Ambassador and four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon met with the media on Friday, May 9, to announce the preliminary entries – countries and athletes – for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. A total of 177 national federations have expressed their intention to bring athletes … Continue reading »
Oregon head coach Robert Johnson: Oregon runner Laura Roesler: Oregon runner Parker Stinson:
EUGENE, Ore. — The IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field are 200 days away, and organizers are trying to get kids excited about the summer event with the “U.S.A. Youth Challenge.” This is the first time the event will be held in the United States. Organizers say some of the best track athletes in … Continue reading »