David Katz selected as Course Measurer for Tokyo 2020


Katz_David-OlyT12.jpgDavid Katz, photo by PhotoRun.net

INDIANAPOLIS (USA): News from USATF website. Longtime USATF official and technical expert David Katz has been selected as Course Measurer for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 at the recent IAAF Council Meeting in Birmingham. This is his Katz's third appointment in this role, having previously served in 2012 and 2016. Long-time coach, contributor and technical expert Ed Gorman has joined USATF's National Office as Associate Director of Championships and Programs. His responsibilities include overseeing the technical aspects of bid documents and serving as Technical Manager at USATF National Track & field Championships.

Lagat-Katz-USOlyT08.jpgBernard Lagat, David Katz, Eugene 2008 Olympic Trials. photo by PhotoRun.net

RunBlogRun opines: RunBlogRun congratulates David Katz, a fine course measurer who has spent most of his adult live serving the sport of athletics. A colorful character, with a wonderful sense of humor, David will do a fine job on the 2020 course. Remember, David Katz was involved in the Olympic Trials course for the 2008 U.S. Men's marathon Trials.

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