Duane Solomon, 2012 US Olympic Trials,
Duane Solomon started 2013 off in the right way, setting a new AR at six hundred meters. Breaking the twenty-six year old AR of Chip Jenkins, Duane ran 1:15.70 for six hundred meters, defeating Dai Greene, European Champion (2010), World Champion (2011), for 400 meters. Dai ran 1:16.22, setting a British record as well in the battle.
Solomon was fourth in the London 2012 Olympic 800 meters, just missing the 800 meter AR set by Johnny Gray way back in 1992. Duane Solomon was third in the US Olympic Trials in 2012, and broke his PB at 800 meters twice in 2012.
We can’t wait to see him race over 800 meters outdoors this season!
Duane Solomon, 2012 US Indoor Champs, 800 meters,
Solomon’s race was part of the Glasgow International today, where Five Nations dueled over the day. Here is the feature from the IAAF, by Mark Wood: