Friday, July 01, 2016

Olympic Trials Day 1 Results

Live Results are HERE.

Men's 800 
Harun Abda qualfies for semis; 3rd in heat four 1:47.88
Goaner Deng 8th in heat 4 1"49.61. Does not advance

Women's 800
Laura Roesler 4th in heat four in 2:03.55. Does not advance

Women's Discus(Top 12 qualify for finals)
Rachel Longfors 10th with 56.19m/184'4"
Liz Podominick 11th with 55.75m/182'11"
Maggie Ewen 12th with 55.73m/182'10"

10K Final
Jonathan Grey 9th in 29:00.28
Hassan Mead DNF

Started slow, 70+ seconds per lap for the first 2000 meters.  Galen Rupp took charge, threw in 64/65 second laps, slowed down for the next three laps.  Race for first started at 5K when Rupp put the hammer down, running between 63-68 per lap.  Took a breather for two laps with a mile to go, then gradually picked it up to the finish with a 60 second last lap to triumph over Shadrack Kipchirchir. Mead was in contention for 3rd until until five laps to go. Pace went from 65-66 laps to 70 and over. Collapsed on the track.  Got up with a mile to go and ran 2:44.43, then 1:41.62, and then six minute mile pace for the next two  laps before dropping out. 

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