USATF Outdoor Championship Shines on the Blue Oval

first_imgDES MOINES, IOWA — It was a day for the record books at the Toyota USATF Outdoor Championship at Drake Stadium highlighted by Dalilah Muhammad racing to a world record in the women’s 400-meter hurdles on Sunday evening with a time of 52.20.  The previous record was set by Russia’s Yuliya Pechonkina in 2003 in a time of 52.34.  Muhammad had the crowd on their feet as she came down the home stretch to beat Sydney McLaughlin who ran a season best 52.88 with Ashley Spencer third in a personal record of 53.11.That record was one of three American records set over the four-day meet which also included Sam Kendricks with a pole vault of 19-10.5 (6.06m) to take down Mondo Duplantis’ old mark of 19-10.25 (6.05).  Breaking her own American hammer record was DeAnna Price throwing 258-8 (78.24m) to crush her mark of 256-3 (78.12m) set at the 2018 championship held at Drake Stadium. This was the third straight time an American record was set in the women’s hammer throw during a USATF Championship held at Drake (2013, 2018, 2019).    Among the 18 stadium records broken was the women’s 1500 won by Sioux City native Shelby Houlihan in 4:03.18 to surpass the 4:03.35 mark that former Iowan Jenny Simpson set at the 2013 USATF Outdoor Championship.  Simpson finished second to Houlihan in the race for the second consecutive year with a time of 4:03.41.  Houlihan was a double winner claiming the 5000-meter crown in 15:15.50 on Sunday over local Dowling Catholic grad, Karissa Schweizer who took the silver in 15:17.03.  The top three placewinners in each event qualify for the IAAF World Championship in Doha, Qatar on Saturday, September 28 through Sunday, October 6.Other medalists with Iowa ties included 3000 steeplechase champion Hillary Bor, who was an All-American at Iowa State.  Former Hawkeye Brittney Brown claimed silver in the 200 running 22.61, while current Hawkeye Laulauga Tausauga, the reigning NCAA discus champion, earned the bronze in the discus throwing 203-8 (62.08m).Here is a listing of the new Drake stadium records set at the Toyota USATF Outdoor Championship:Men’s Hammer — 256-4/78.14m, Conor McCullough (old mark: 251-0, Jake Freeman, 2010)Men’s Triple Jump — 58-0.25/17.68m, Will Claye (old mark: 57-1, Christian Taylor, 2011) Note: Winning mark by Donald Scott was wind aidedMen’s Shot put — 74-2.5/22.62m, Ryan Crouser (old mark: 72-6.5, Ryan Whiting, 2013)Men’s 200 — 19.78, Noah Lyles (old mark: 19.86, Isiah Young, 2013)Men’s 400 — 43.64, Fred Kerley (old mark: 44.08, Kirani James, 2016)Men’s Pole Vault — 19-10.5/6.06m, Sam Kendricks (old mark: 19-2.25, Sam Kendricks, 2018)Men’s 3000 Steeplechase — 8:18.05, Hillary Bor (old mark: 8:20.10, Evan Jager, 2018)Men’s 400 Hurdles — 47.23, Rai Benjamin (old mark: 47.32, Bershawn Jackson, 2010)Men’s 5000 — 13:25.53, Lopez Lomong (old mark: 13:27.20, Nick Rose, 1977)Men’s 10,000 — 27:30.05, Lopez Lomong (old mark: 28:07.14, Cameron Levins, 2012)Men’s Decathlon – 8,295, Devon Williams, (old mark: 8,294, Zach Ziemek, 2018)Men’s 10,000 Racewalk – 41:56.61, Nick Christie, (old mark: 42:58.62, Trevor Barron, 2010)Women’s Hammer — 258-8/78.24m, DeAnna Price (old mark: 256-3, DeAnna Price, 2018) Women’s Long Jump — 22-11.75/7.0, Brittney Reese (old mark: 22-9, Brittany Reese, 2008)Women’s 400 hurdles — 52.20, Dalilah Muhammad (old mark: 53.61 Shamier Little, 2018)Women’s 800 — 1:57.72, Ajee’ Wilson (old mark: 1:58.18, Ajee’ Wilson, 2018)Women’s 1500 — 4:03.18, Shelby Houlihan, (old mark: 4:03.35, Jenny Simpson, 2013)Women’s 10,000 Racewalk — 46:12.45, Katie Burnett, (old mark: 56:25.49, Nicolette Sorensen, 2010) Print Friendly Versionlast_img

first_imgDES MOINES, IOWA — It was a day for the record books at the Toyota USATF Outdoor Championship at Drake Stadium highlighted by Dalilah Muhammad racing to a world record in the women’s 400-meter hurdles on Sunday evening with a time of 52.20.  The previous record was set by Russia’s Yuliya Pechonkina in 2003 in a time of 52.34.  Muhammad had the crowd on their feet as she came down the home stretch to beat Sydney McLaughlin who ran a season best 52.88 with Ashley Spencer third in a personal record of 53.11.That record was one of three American records set over the four-day meet which also included Sam Kendricks with a pole vault of 19-10.5 (6.06m) to take down Mondo Duplantis’ old mark of 19-10.25 (6.05).  Breaking her own American hammer record was DeAnna Price throwing 258-8 (78.24m) to crush her mark of 256-3 (78.12m) set at the 2018 championship held at Drake Stadium. This was the third straight time an American record was set in the women’s hammer throw during a USATF Championship held at Drake (2013, 2018, 2019).    Among the 18 stadium records broken was the women’s 1500 won by Sioux City native Shelby Houlihan in 4:03.18 to surpass the 4:03.35 mark that former Iowan Jenny Simpson set at the 2013 USATF Outdoor Championship.  Simpson finished second to Houlihan in the race for the second consecutive year with a time of 4:03.41.  Houlihan was a double winner claiming the 5000-meter crown in 15:15.50 on Sunday over local Dowling Catholic grad, Karissa Schweizer who took the silver in 15:17.03.  The top three placewinners in each event qualify for the IAAF World Championship in Doha, Qatar on Saturday, September 28 through Sunday, October 6.Other medalists with Iowa ties included 3000 steeplechase champion Hillary Bor, who was an All-American at Iowa State.  Former Hawkeye Brittney Brown claimed silver in the 200 running 22.61, while current Hawkeye Laulauga Tausauga, the reigning NCAA discus champion, earned the bronze in the discus throwing 203-8 (62.08m).Here is a listing of the new Drake stadium records set at the Toyota USATF Outdoor Championship:Men’s Hammer — 256-4/78.14m, Conor McCullough (old mark: 251-0, Jake Freeman, 2010)Men’s Triple Jump — 58-0.25/17.68m, Will Claye (old mark: 57-1, Christian Taylor, 2011) Note: Winning mark by Donald Scott was wind aidedMen’s Shot put — 74-2.5/22.62m, Ryan Crouser (old mark: 72-6.5, Ryan Whiting, 2013)Men’s 200 — 19.78, Noah Lyles (old mark: 19.86, Isiah Young, 2013)Men’s 400 — 43.64, Fred Kerley (old mark: 44.08, Kirani James, 2016)Men’s Pole Vault — 19-10.5/6.06m, Sam Kendricks (old mark: 19-2.25, Sam Kendricks, 2018)Men’s 3000 Steeplechase — 8:18.05, Hillary Bor (old mark: 8:20.10, Evan Jager, 2018)Men’s 400 Hurdles — 47.23, Rai Benjamin (old mark: 47.32, Bershawn Jackson, 2010)Men’s 5000 — 13:25.53, Lopez Lomong (old mark: 13:27.20, Nick Rose, 1977)Men’s 10,000 — 27:30.05, Lopez Lomong (old mark: 28:07.14, Cameron Levins, 2012)Men’s Decathlon – 8,295, Devon Williams, (old mark: 8,294, Zach Ziemek, 2018)Men’s 10,000 Racewalk – 41:56.61, Nick Christie, (old mark: 42:58.62, Trevor Barron, 2010)Women’s Hammer — 258-8/78.24m, DeAnna Price (old mark: 256-3, DeAnna Price, 2018) Women’s Long Jump — 22-11.75/7.0, Brittney Reese (old mark: 22-9, Brittany Reese, 2008)Women’s 400 hurdles — 52.20, Dalilah Muhammad (old mark: 53.61 Shamier Little, 2018)Women’s 800 — 1:57.72, Ajee’ Wilson (old mark: 1:58.18, Ajee’ Wilson, 2018)Women’s 1500 — 4:03.18, Shelby Houlihan, (old mark: 4:03.35, Jenny Simpson, 2013)Women’s 10,000 Racewalk — 46:12.45, Katie Burnett, (old mark: 56:25.49, Nicolette Sorensen, 2010) Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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