Monthly Archives: July 2008

2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field, Day 8

Jenn Stuczynski┬ácaptivated the audience, when she set a new American Record for the women’s pole vault, on the final day of competition in the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field. On the track, Lolo Jones benefited from … Continue reading

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2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field, Day 7

The final weekend of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field began under overcast skies, with the opening round of the 100 meter hurdles competition. Much of the day’s action occurred in the field events, with the … Continue reading

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2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field, Day 6

Distance events and the women’s high jump comprised the finals on Day 6 of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field. Former University of Arizona Wildcat Abdi Abdirahman pushed the pace for nearly the entire 25 laps … Continue reading

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2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field, Day 5

Athletes and fans returned from two rest days, as competition resumed on Day 5 of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field. In the last event of the evening, Anna Willard set a new American Record in … Continue reading

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2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field, Day 4

Day 4 of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field was highlighted by thrilling distance running events. Eugene-based athletes swept the men’s 800 meter run, which electrified the home town crowd. 2005 world champion Bryan Clay established … Continue reading

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