This is the update from EME News on the indoor US events from this past weekend. Thansk to Alfons Juck, Paul Halford and Stephen Mills.
US INDOOR SATURDAY (Feb 1)
LYNCHBURG: Colombian South American indoor record holder Alejandro Perlaza clocked at Liberty Flames meet 46.32 in the 400 m.
COLUMBIA: Olympian Inika McPherson cleared 190 in the high jump at Carolina College meet.
ALBUQUERQUE: At Team Invitational meet, improvements by young Zimbabwan sprinter Tinotenda Matiyenga. He was second in the 60 m 6.69 (winner TJ Brock 6.69 and 6.66 in heats) and won the 200 m in 20.96. McKay Johnson improved in shot put with 20.63, in women competition Samantha Noennig 18.17. Universiade 2019 medalist Rachel Baxter cleared in pole vault PB of 453. Quanesha Burks leaped to 651 in the long jump.
LINCOLN: At Adidas Classic Chris Nielsen cleared 581 cm, indoor PB for PanAm Games winner.
STATE COLLEGE: Chase Ealey won here shot 18.36 over Rachel Fatherly 18.03. Canadian Philip Osei won the 300 m in 33.43 and Nigerian Chidi Okezie 400 m in 46.63.
ANN ARBOR: Legendary Allyson Felix in her warm-up before Millrose Games won the 60 m at the Power Five Invitational in 7.35. Also sister hurdles, Cindy Ofili in 8.19 beat Tiffany Porter also 8.19 (fastest after motherhood break). Shannon Osika won the 800 m in 2:02.11 overall PB and Canadian Julie-Ann Staehli mile in 4:33.80 overall PB. Jessica Harris clocked big PB 9:05.38 in the 3000 m.
SEATTLE: Washington Invitational at oversized track (307 m) brought top distance times. Shelby Houlihan showed top shape with 4:23.68 in the mile and 2:01.82 in the 800 m. Behind her Karissa Schweizer 4:24.32 and Hanna Green 4:28.06. Steeple record holder Evan Jager returned from injury in a mile win 3:56.50 ahead of Sean McGorty 3:57.19. Also fast 3000 m races. Briton Marc Scott 7:49.65 over Ryan Hill 7:50.51 and Colleen Quigley 8:44.83 beating Kate Grace 8:46.86 and steeple World medalist Courtney Frerichs 8:47.31.
FLAGSTAFF: Chris Royster beat Remontay McClain in the 60 m at Mountain T’s Invitational as both were timed with 6.63. On the women side fast 7.14 PB by Destiny Smith-Barnett. Jordan Geist beat Nick Ponzio in shot, both 20.13 (20.03-19.96 2nd best attempts). In menÂ´s hurdles Zhu Shenglong from China 7.74.
HOUSTON: At Houston G5 & Super 22 Invitational, Chris Carter 16.65 in triple and Eric Richards 225 in high jump. Obi Igbokwe clocked after Boston 400 m win a 21.04 in the 200 m.
BLOOMINGTON: Kyle Mau won the 3000 m at Indiana Relays 7:51.90, and in shot put Josh Freeman 20.30 and Jeneva McCall 18.19.
MINNEAPOLIS: Payton Otterdahl won the shot at Jack Johnson Classic with good 21.01 over Roger Steen 20.18 overall PB.