Quanera Hayes runs 35.71 for new U.S. 300 meter record!


Hayes_QuaneraQ-Worldi16.jpgQuanera Hayes, World Indoors 2016, photo by PhotoRun.net

Hayes 35.71 US 300 m record
CLEMSON (USA, Jan 7): World indoor relay champion Quanera Hayes showed top early shape at the Orange and Purple Indoor meet. She won the 300 m in her first ever race at the distance in new US record and third best result of all-time 35.71. Second super talent and U20 World champion Candace Hill 36.86 (for her also first ever race at 300 m). Hill missed US U20 indoor record of Francena McCorory 36.67 from 2007. In the 60 m they changed the positions, Hill won in 7.30 ahead of Hayes 7.34, for both personal bests. Joanna Atkins won the 200 m (23.31) and 400 m (53.26). In his first year out of U20 category Grant Holloway confirmed his top talent (will be 20 in November). He clocked 32.80 in the 300 m and also 7.63 in the 60 m hurdles, big personal bests. In the 300 m he was the fastest overall, but over the hurdles in open category Jarret Eaton did 7.62 and Spencer Adams 7.66. Tevin Hester topped the 60 m in 6.63 (also 6.62 in heats) and 200 m in 20.96. In women 60 m hurdles Christina Manning achieved 8.03 over Jacqi Coward 8.07. Greek Tatiana Gousin improved in high jump to 190 and triple US record holder and Olympic 4th placer Keturah Orji equaled her indoor PB in long jump 651. Jamaican wins for Olivia James in women 500 m 1:11.62, Clayton Brown 225 PB in high jump and Ashinia Miller in men shot put 19.55.

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