The U.S. Youth Trials will be held on April 3, at Maverick Stadium at the University of Texas in Arlington, Texas. This will be the selection meet for athletes 16 and 17 through December 31, 2010 (so, born in 1993 or 1994)! This is for the first ever Youth Olympic Games, to be held this summer, August 14-26, in Singapore!
EME NEWS (MAR 6, 2010)
US YOUTH TRIALS
INDIANAPOLIS (USA): The inaugural U.S. Area Youth Olympic Selection Trials – Track & Field will be held Saturday, April 3, at Maverick Stadium at the University of Texas at Arlington USA Track & Field announced on Thursday. USA Track & Field athletes ages 16 and 17 through December 31, 2010 (born in 1993 or 1994) will be nominated for selection to the Americas Youth Olympic Team based on their performance at the U.S Area Youth Olympic Selection Trials – Track & Field (U.S Area Trials). The first ever Youth Olympic Games, an event where youth athletes will have the opportunity to balance sport, education and culture, will take place August 14-26 in Singapore. Over 3600 athletes from 205 nations are expected to compete in 26 sports and culture & education programs. USATF informs.
KEMBOI PLANS FOR MARATHON
NAIROBI (KEN): Kenyan world steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi plans to move to road racing after 2010. He even thinks about touching the marathon. His highlight should be the Continental Cup early September in Split, Croatia. â€žI will attack the world record this year and also hope to win the African title in Nairobi and be selected for the Continental Cup,â€œ he was quoted.
LIEVIN (FRA, Mar 5): Adding to Lievin the 50 m split in the final of 60 m three athletes clocked 5.71 Christophe Lemaitre, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey and Lerone Clarke of Jamaica. It is the fastest 50 m of the season.
ADLER (RUS, Mar 5): Former world record holder Tatyana Lysenko won the hammer throw at Russian Winter Throwing championships with 72.48. Discus men winner was Bogdan Pishchalnikov tossing to 61.39 m.
FAYETTEVILLE (USA, Mar 5): At Arkansas Last Chance indoor meet Trey Harts clocked 20.97 at 200 m and Michael Courtney improved to 46.46 at 400 m.
JOHNSON CITY (USA, Mar 5): Jamaican Kimberly Smith posted 7.29 in the semifinals of NAIA Championships.
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