Barber, Oliver headline Texas Relays, from EME News

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Barber_Shawn1b-World16.JPGShawn Barber, photo by PhotoRun.net

Barber, Oliver, top relays
AUSTIN (USA): A strained calf muscle might force Jenn Suhr to scratch a planned appearance at the Texas Relays this weekend, informs MyStatesman.com. "I'm not going to make a poor decision and push it if I shouldn't," she said Likewise, world youth champion Khalifa St. Fort is also a doubt for the 100m at the Texas Relays, informs World-Track.org. She sustained a hip injury at the Carifta Games in Grenada at the weekend. It will be one of the biggest track meets in the nation as more than 7500 athletes are set to compete at Mike A. Myers Stadium for the 89th running of the Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Another star of women pole vault is Demi Payne, in men´s World champion Shawn Barber. Michelle-Lee Ahye of Trinidad and Tobago is entered for 100 m and 200 m. Her national team is scheduled for women 4x100 against two US teams (Red and White). The same in men´s 4x100 m, here against St. Kitts, Antigua and Nigeria. Wallace Spearmon is entered in the 200 m. In the 100 m Ryan Bailey, NCAA Indoor champ Ronnie Baker and Cameron Burrell along with Japanese star Yoshihide Kiryu. Former World champion David Oliver is listed in the 110 m hurdles.

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