In her very first 5000 meter indoor effort, Katelyn Tuohy broke the American U20 record for 5000 meters, with her fine 15:37.12. Read about her race and more in the highlights of US indoor weekend below! You remember Katelyn Tuohy? She dusted the field at the Nike NXN last December and ran a nifty 3000 meters a few weeks ago! Nice to see that Katelyn does some weight work as well. What a happy athlete!
Katelyn Tuohy, photo courtesy of Race Results Weekly, used with permission
US INDOOR SATURDAY (Jan 20)
ANN ARBOR: At Simmons Harvey Quad Erin Finn won the women 3000 m in 8:58.69, an overall PB.
COLLEGE STATION: At Quadrangular meet Mylik Kerley won the 400 m in 46.10 with Robert Grant getting 46.22 PB and U20 runner Trey Fields 46.41 PB. Texas AM posted 3:04.38 in the 4×400 m and Micaiah Harris 20.87 PB in the 200 m. Middle distance star Donovan Brazier won his 400 m race in 46.91, his fastest in or out. Shamier Little won the 400 m in 52.84, Ashley Spencer her 200 m race in 23.29, but Danyel White was faster in another one 23.10. Maggie Ewen improved in women shot put to World leading 18.67.
ALBUQUERQUE: Martin Luther King Invitational 2nd day saw Devon Allen clocking 7.58 in heats and 7.59 in finals of 60 m hurdles. In women race Tobi Amusan improved in heats to 7.89 PB and won the final in 7.95 over Dior Hall 7.98 (but 7.94 PB in heats). Terence Ware won the 60 m in 6.63 PB, Zach Shinnick the 400 m in 46.49 PB and Briton Josh Kerr the 800 m in 1:48.87 (indoor PB).
IOWA CITY: World record holder Aries Merritt gets faster, he won in 7.54 the hurdles during Larry Wieczorek Invitational. But also fast 60 m races here. Andre Ewers improved to 6.52 and in another race Brandon Carnes 6.59 over Briton CJ Ujah 6.60. Fred Kerley posted 46.25 in the 400 m. In women events Aleia Hobbs 7.14 in the 60 m over Kortnei Johnson 7.19. Georganne Moline clocked 52.35 in the 400 m and Jasmin Stowers 8.26 hurdles.
CLEMSON: Second day of the “World Record meet” Clemson Invitational had South African Ncincilili Titi winning the 200 m in national indoor record 20.45 over Dwight St. Hillaire of Trinidad 20.73 and Danish record by Benjamin Vedel 21.02 in another race. US Indoor record in women triple jump by Olympic fourth placer Keturah Orji with 14.53, also a World lead. Among top 20 all-time results is 3:03.49 in the 4×400 m by Floriad (mixed nationalities). Isaiah Harris won the 600 m in 1:16.55 and Dutch Denzel Comenentia 20.09 (indoor PB) in shot put. Tim Duckworth of Britain scored 6071 points in heptathlon over Estonian Maicel Uibo 6039. Jamaican Natoya Goule clocked 800 m World lead 1:59.86. Madeline Kopp also good 1:27.46 in the 600 m. World champion Kori Carter won her 200 m race in 23.55, overall fastest Puertorican Jasmine Camacho-Quinn 23.27. Florida was fast in 4×400 m 3:31.17 ahead of Kentucky 3:31.65 (including Sydney McLaughlin as 2nd runner). Levern Spencer cleared 190 in the high jump.
NASHVILLE: Jamaican London 400 m 5th placer Nathon Allen in his first ever indoor race was timed with 46.68. Also to note 6.62 by Blake Smith in the 60 m, Canadian Marco Arop 1:48.21 in the 800 m and Craig Nowak 3:58.93 in the mile. At the Vanderbilt Invitational also TrinidadÂ´s Ruebin Walters improved his 60 m hurdles best to 7.63. From women events to note Kelly-Ann Baptiste winning the 60 m in 7.25 over Jamaican Jura Levy 7.28. Briton Ama Pipi bettered her indoor 400 m best to 53.24, Erin Teschuk from Canada got 9:01.30 in the 3000 m.
BLOOMINGTON: Daniel Kuhn won the 600 m in 1:17.90 during second day of Gladstein Invitational.
LINCOLN: At Mark Colligan Invitational Elijah Hall won the 200 m in 20.76 and Kahmari Montgomery the 400 m in 46.83.
NOTRE DAME: Spanish pole vaulter Adrian Valles improved his indoor best here to 561.
BROOKINGS: Chris Nielsen jumped over 565 in pole vault at Jim Emmerich Invite.
LYNCHBURG: Katelyn Tuohy (15) clocked new US High School record and US U20 indoor record over 5000 m with 15:37.12 in her first ever race at the distance. Tyrese Cooper won the 500 m in 1:03.18. Masai Russell won the girls 55 m hurdles in 7.84.