2019 NCAA Diary: Holloway and Oduduru makes history on Day 3!


Oduduru 9.86/19.73, Holloway 12.98
AUSTIN (USA, Jun 7): Divine Oduduru achieved the second fastest ever single-day 100m-200m double. He clocked 9.86 PB (+0.8, equalled WL) and 19.73 NR (+0.8), the latter a meeting record, to win both events at the NCAA Championships. Cravon Gillespie with 9.93 PB and Hakim Sani-Brown with 9.97 NR for Japan were also below 10 seconds. Gillespie clocked 19.93 PB and Sani Brown 20.08 PB in the 200m as the top three were the same as the 100m. Grant Holloway broke the collegiate record as he retained his 110m hurdles title in 12.98 (+0.8) WL, moving to 18th on the world all-time list. In second, Daniel Roberts' 13.00 equalled the old mark and got a big PB. Earlier, with Raymond Ekevwo, Sani-Brown and Ryan Clark he helped Florida to 4x100m gold in a world lead 37.97. He finished with a 43.75 anchor in the 4x400m to take Florida to silvers 2:59.60 behind Texas A&M's 2:59.05 world lead (only US runners). JuVaughn Harrison, who won the long jump on Wednesday completed the double by taking the high jump with 2.27 PB (second Tejaswin Shankar from India also 227). Kahmari Montgomery won the 400m in 44.23, two hundredths ahead of Trevor Stewart 44.25 and Wil London 44.63 and fourth Jonathan Jones from Barbados 44.64 national record (for top two also PB´s). Quincy Hall topped the 400 m hurdles in 48.48 with Norman Grimes 48.71 ahead of Amare Lattin 48.72 as third, for all 3 PB´s. Bryce Hoppel won the 800m in 1:44.41 PB ahead of Devin Dixon 1:44.84 and Kenyan Festus Lagat 1:45.05 PB. Chengetayi Mapaya from Zimbabwe won the triple jump with a PB of 17.13 (+1.1) over Jamaican Jordan Scott 17.01 (+1.0). Estonian Johannes Erm scored 8352 national U23 record and second best by an European 2019. Other winners include, Yared Nuguse 3:41.39 in the 1500 m, Australian Morgan McDonald 14:06.01 in the 5000 m, steeple for Steven Fahy 8:38.46 and discus for Eric Kicinski 62.53.

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