Hyleas Fountain Opens 2010 Indoors, by Karen Locke, Note by Larry Eder


Hyleas Fountain, August 2008, Beijing, Fountain en route to her Olympic silver medal in the heptathlon, photo by PhotoRun.net.

Kent, Ohio-Olympic Silver Medalist, Hyleas Fountain competing in her first indoor competition today at the Doug Raymond Invitational won both the 60 hurdles and high jump. Fountain, cleared 1.83 for an indoor personal best. She was a winner also in the hurdles with a time of 8.16.

She plans to compete in a pentathlon on 29 January to earn a berth for Doha, the city for the 2010 IAAF World Athletics Championships. Fountain is right on schedule to challenge.

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