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USATF Dash Summit kicks off 2021 USATF Journey To Gold Sequence

Olympic champion and world record-holder Dalilah Muhammad highlights a star-studded area of U.S. and worldwide athletes scheduled to compete on the USATF Dash Summit in Prairie View, Texas on April 3, the primary cease on the USATF Journey to Gold-Tokyo Outside Sequence.

 

Watch stay on USATF.TV+ on Saturday, April 3 at 12:30 p.m. ET with the beginning of the ladies’s hammer throw. Following the ladies’s hammer throw the stream will restart once more simply earlier than the beginning of the operating occasions at 3:00 p.m. ET.

 

Muhammad (Bayside, New York), who smashed the world report within the ladies’s 400m hurdles twice in 2019 and picked up a world title to go along with her gold from Rio 2016, will lead a robust area within the flat 400m, the place she sports activities a lifetime greatest of fifty.60.

 

Three-time World Championships 4x400m relay gold medalist Jessica Beard (Euclid, Ohio) has a PR of fifty.08, and she or he can be joined in difficult Muhammad by Jamaica’s Chrisann Gordon-Powell, who picked up world gold within the lengthy relay in 2015 and was a silver medalist within the 4x400m at Rio. Raevyn Rogers (Houston, Texas), the silver medalist within the 800m on the 2019 Worlds, will drop down in distance to try to higher her PR of 52.06, and 2017 world 400m hurdles champion Kori Carter (Claremont, California) can be an intriguing entrant.

 

Doubling up within the 200m, Muhammad may have her arms full with Gabby Thomas (Florence, Massachusetts), the quickest girl on this planet this 12 months along with her 22.17 on the Texas Relays final weekend. Olympic and Worlds 4x100m relay gold medalist Morolake Akinosun (Aurora, Illinois) additionally sped to a 22.53 at Texas final week, whereas 2019 Pan Am Video games bronze medalist Tynia Gaither of the Bahamas has a 22.54 PR. Thomas, Akinosun and Gaither will even contest the 100m, the place they may meet 2019 World 200m silver medalist Brittany Brown (Upland, California).

 

One other world champion dropping all the way down to half his commonplace distance is Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas, who leads the boys’s 200m entries. Gardiner took gold within the 400m at Doha in 2019 and has a better of 19.75 within the half-lap. 2018 USATF Open air champion Ameer Webb (Tustin, California) and Andrew Hudson (Cibolo, Texas), who clocked 20.04 for Texas Tech in 2018, are amongst Gardiner’s high foes.

 

Former NCAA champion Cameron Burrell (Houston, Texas) has twice zipped to a 9.93 within the males’s 100m and faces a well-recognized face in College of Houston teammate Mario Burke of Barbados, who ran 9.98 in 2019. 5 different entrants have sub-10 clockings to their credit score, together with Webb, Bryce Robinson (Chesapeake, Virginia), Charles Silmon (Waco, Texas) and Isiah Younger (Junction Metropolis, KS).

 

Reigning Pan American Video games males’s 110m hurdles gold medalist Shane Brathwaite of Barbados and ladies’s 100m hurdler Tiffany Porter, a two-time British Olympian, have robust resumés within the dash hurdles. Becoming a member of Porter within the 100m hurdles are Crew USATF multi-eventer Kendell Williams (Marietta, Georgia) who rocketed to a 12.58 in the course of the ladies’s heptathlon in Doha and Costa Rica’s Andrea Vargas positioned fifth within the Worlds remaining with a 12.64 PR.

 

One of many high middle-distance males on this planet, Emmanuel Korir of Kenya and previously of UTEP, leads the 400m entries with a 44.21 greatest. Korir additionally has run 1:42.05 within the 800m and gained the NCAA indoor/outside double at that distance in 2017. World and Olympic 4x400m relay medalist Deon Lendore of Trinidad gained the NCAA 400m gold in 2014 for Texas A&M and ran a better of 44.36 that 12 months strains up in opposition to Korir within the 400m on Saturday.

 

Rio bronze medalist Ashley Spencer (Indianapolis, Indiana) is the highest entry within the ladies’s 400m hurdles, with 2019 Pan Am Video games silver medalist Amere Lattin (Missouri Metropolis, Texas) and 2018 USATF champ Kenny Selmon (Mableton, Georgia) the highest males’s entries.

 

Subject occasion motion can be highlighted by 2018 USATF champion and 2019 Pan Am Video games bronze medalist Reggie Jagers (Cleveland, Ohio) within the males’s discus and 2019 Pan Am Video games silver medalist Brooke Andersen (Vista, California) within the ladies’s hammer. Andersen is the No. 3 all-time U.S. performer in her occasion with a better of 76.75m/251-9.

 

A pair of former NCAA champions in Kelsey Card (Carlinville, Illinois) and Jamaica’s Shadae Lawrence high the ladies’s discus area, and 2019 Toyota USATF Indoors champ Andrew Irwin (Mt. Ida, Arkansas) leads the boys’s pole vault. The highest marks of these entered on Saturday within the horizontal jumps belong to Jarvis Gotch (Carencro, Louisiana) within the males’s lengthy soar and Thea LaFond of Dominica within the ladies’s triple soar.

 

Followers can observe together with #JourneyToGold and #USATF on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Fb.

USATF Dash Summit – Prairie View College – Saturday, April 3rd

Time Schedule

*All occasions Central Time; Topic To Change


































Begin Time   Occasion  
11:30 a.m. W Hammer Throw Remaining
2:00 p.m. W 100m “B” Remaining
2:00 p.m. M Pole Vault Remaining
2:07 p.m. W 100m “A” Remaining
2:15 p.m. M 100m “C” Remaining
2:15 p.m. M Lengthy Leap Remaining
2:22 p.m. M 100m “B” Remaining
2:29 p.m. M 100m “A” Remaining
2:37 p.m. W 400m “C” Remaining
2:44 p.m. W 400m “B” Remaining
2:51 p.m. W 400m “A” Remaining
2:58 p.m. M 400m “B” Remaining
3:00 p.m. W Discus Throw Remaining
3:05 p.m. M 400m “A” Remaining
3:13 p.m. W 1500m Remaining
3:25 p.m. W 400m Hurdles Remaining
3:44 p.m. M 400m Hurdles Remaining
3:45 p.m. W Triple Leap Remaining
3:52 p.m. W 200m “B” Remaining
3:59 p.m. W 200m “A” Remaining
4:06 p.m. M 200m “C” Remaining
4:10 p.m. M Discus Throw Remaining
4:13 p.m. M 200m “B” Remaining
4:20 p.m. M 200m “A” Remaining
4:27 p.m. M 1500m Remaining
4:38 p.m. W 100m Hurdles “B” Remaining
4:45 p.m. W 100m Hurdles “A” Remaining
4:53 p.m. M 110m Hurdles Remaining
5:00 p.m. W 4x400m Relay Exhibition
5:10 p.m. M 4x400m Relay Exhibition
5:20 p.m. W 4x100m Relay Exhibition
5:28 p.m. M 4x100m Relay Exhibition

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