News and Notes - August 31, 2016

August 30, 2016 - News and Notes - August 31, 2016
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Blog - Leadville in all it's Explosive Glory

August 26, 2016 - This is a tough post to write for many reasons. First, it could be really, really long. I mean, I was on the road for 5...
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Blog - Athlete Blogs - Rosie Poling - The High School Experience™ - DyeStatFL 2016

August 24, 2016 - The High School Experience™ By Maura ‘Rosie’ Poling for DyeStatFL...
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Rupp wins bronze in Olympic marathon to give Team USA best medal count in 84 years

August 20, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- 2012 Olympic 10,000m silver medalist Galen Rupp (Portland, Oregon) went the distance at the Ri...
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2016 Olympic Games - Team USA Superlatives, Stats and Notes

August 20, 2016 - The 2016 Rio Olympic Games was one for the ages for Team USA. Historic “first” medals, American and Olympic records and...
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Triple gold for Centrowitz and relays, stunning silver for Chelimo

August 19, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- A continuation of Team USA’s stunning distance success teamed with traditional relay dominance...
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Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 9

August 19, 2016 - Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 9
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In shoes borrowed from Felix, Gardner earns gold

August 19, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO – An old rhyme indicates that on her wedding day, for good luck a bride should wear “something old, somet...
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Olympic gold medalist Michelle Carter crowned USATF Athlete of the Week

August 18, 2016 - INDIANAPOLIS -- U.S. Olympic Team captain, Michelle Carter, is the first USATF Athlete of the Week of the Olympic Games,...
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Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 8

August 18, 2016 - Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 8
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Women’s 4x100 gets redemption with gold; Morris earns silver

August 18, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- The U.S. women’s 4x100m relay turned an unprecedented opportunity into unprecedented success F...
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Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 7

August 17, 2016 - Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 7
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Crouser’s Olympic Record Highlights 5-Medal Night for Team USA

August 17, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Two Olympic records and five medals, three of them gold, helped Team USA pull ever farther awa...
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USATF advocacy, education result in renewed medal opportunities

August 17, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO -- Thursday evening at Olympic Stadium, track fans witnessed something never before seen in Olympic compe...
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Clement captures gold on wild qualifying morning for Team USA

August 17, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- An almost perfect race gave Kerron Clement (La Porte, Texas) his first Olympic 400m hurdles go...
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Hurdle History: Team USA sweeps 100m hurdles on six-medal night

August 16, 2016 - It was ladies’ night at Olympic Stadium Wednesday night as six Americans medaled in women’s track & field events, includ...
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Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 6

August 16, 2016 - Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 6
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Jager triumphs on the track as U.S. wins first men’s steeplechase medal since 1984

August 16, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Ending a 32-year medal drought in the men’s 3000m steeplechase, American record holder Evan Ja...
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Knee injuries keep D’Agostino from Olympic 5000m final

August 16, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO – Team USA 5,000-meter runner Abbey D’Agostino (Topsfield, Massachusetts) has suffered season-ending knee...
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Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 5

August 15, 2016 - Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 5
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Taylor & Claye defend their Olympic triple jump medals, 13 advance from morning prelims

August 15, 2016 - Tuesday morning was a dose of déjà vu, as 2012 Olympic gold and silver triple jump medalists Christian Taylor and Will C...
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Simpson wins first Olympic women’s 1500m medal in U.S. history

August 15, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Jenny Simpson (Oviedo, Florida) made a mad dash into the annals of U.S. Olympic history, winni...
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Felix becomes most decorated female Olympian in USATF history on three-medal night for Team USA

August 14, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- A silver medal in the women’s 400m Monday made Allyson Felix (Los Angeles) the most decorated...
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Coburn breaks American steeplechase record en route to historic Olympic bronze

August 14, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Emma Coburn (Crested Butte, Colorado) ran the race of her life Monday morning, clinching the f...
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Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 4

August 14, 2016 - Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 4
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Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 3

August 13, 2016 - Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 3
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Team USA women’s marathoners turn in best team finish in history as Flanagan sets record

August 13, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan (Marblehead, Massachusetts) proved her preparation for the...
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Two-medal night, American record highlight Sunday track & field action at Olympic Stadium

August 13, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Two Olympic medals, courtesy of three-time Olympians Justin Gatlin and LaShawn Merritt, and an...
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Henderson takes LJ gold, Bowie earns 100m silver

August 12, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Jeff Henderson prevailed in a thrilling long jump competition to take Team USA’s first gold si...
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Team USA cruises through Olympic qualifying Saturday morning in Rio

August 12, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Day two of track and field events began at Olympic Stadium with near-perfection Saturday, as T...
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Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 2

August 12, 2016 - Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 2
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USATF Fast Track: Sam Kendricks

August 11, 2016 - As 2016 Olympic track & field competition kicks off on Friday, USATF takes a moment for quick chats with team members. T...
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Athlete Quotes - Olympics, Day 1

August 11, 2016 - Athlete quotes from Day 1 of the XXI Olympics.
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Call Her Clutch: Michelle Carter’s Olympic gold highlights Day 1 Olympic track and field action

August 11, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Michelle Carter brought a family tradition full circle - and even one-upped it - with an Olymp...
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Huddle smashes AR in 10,000 to open Olympic Track & Field competition

August 11, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Two-time Olympian Molly Huddle set an American record in the women’s 10,000m and five other Te...
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Athlete Quotes: Devon Allen, Chaunte Lowe, Sam Kendricks, Brianna Rollins press conference

August 10, 2016 - In anticipation of the 2016 Olympic Games, USATF held a press conference in Rio de Janeiro with Olympics Trials champion...
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USATF Fast Track: Devon Allen

August 09, 2016 - As 2016 Olympic track & field competition gets ready to start on Friday, USATF takes a moment for quick chats with team...
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USATF men take aim at Olympic glory

August 09, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO – Led by defending gold medalists Ashton Eaton and Christian Taylor, the next generation of USATF stars c...
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USATF Quotes: Christian Taylor, Allyson Felix and Brittney Reese press conference

August 09, 2016 - In anticipation of the 2016 Olympic Games, USATF held a press conference in Rio de Janeiro with defending gold medalists...
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Track & Field fastest-growing and largest sport among high school athletes

August 09, 2016 - INDIANAPOLIS -- The country’s clearinghouse of high school sports reports that track & field is the nation’s #1 and fast...
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In the shot put ring, Darrell Hill’s Rio experience goes full circle

August 08, 2016 - The road to the Olympics is a frenetic time for first-time Olympians. After weeks of uncertainty, Penn State graduate Da...
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Team USA women ready for action in Rio

August 08, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO - With by far the largest single team of any federation or sport at the 2016 Olympic Games, Team USA will...
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USATF Fast Track: Morolake Akinosun and Ashley Spencer

August 07, 2016 - As 2016 Olympic track & field competition gets ready to start on Friday, USATF takes a moment for quick chats with team...
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Chantae McMillan wins first USATF Athlete of the Week in wake of Thorpe Cup record

August 03, 2016 - INDIANAPOLIS -- Chantae McMillan is no stranger to international competition, competing in the 2012 London Olympic Games...
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USATF Staff Announcements

August 02, 2016 - INDIANAPOLIS -- USATF CEO Max Siegel announces the following staff changes in the Indianapolis office.
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