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Friday, 17 April 2015 15:09

Solomon Set for Mt. SAC Tomorrow

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Duane Solomon in last year's USA Outdoor Champs in Des Moines. Duane Solomon in last year's USA Outdoor Champs in Des Moines. www.photorun.net
WALNUT (USA): US top 800 m runner Duane Solomon is planning to attack a fast time in the 600m at 57th MtSAC Relays on Saturday. The World all-time best is held by his coach Johnny Gray (1:12.81 in 1986). In the 800 m entered are Erik Sowinski and Colombian record holder Rafith Rodriguez. Women's 800m could also see a fast time with Brenda Martinez and Maggie Vessey. In college 800m on Friday former World champion in the hurdles Lashinda Demus should compete. Canadian record holder in pole vault Shawn Barber is to jump on Friday. English Gardener vs Muna Lee is the 100m clash, Nigerian Olympic medalist Blessing Okagbare is entered in the 400m with Alysia Montano among others. Current World leader Aleec Harris is scheduled for the hurdles against World medalist Ryan Wilson. 
World junior medalist Dior Hall is in the women hurdles with Canadian heptathlon star Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Kori Carter. European indoor medalist Katerini Stefanidi is in the women's pole vault. Canadian record holder Christabel Nettey will long jump, Joe Kovacs who leads the world lists in shot put is mention too as is Chinese World leader in high jump Zhang Guowei. Some top athletes are scheduled for relays like Allyson Felix for example.
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