Home News Product Reviews Health & Fitness Features Healthy Eating

ARCHIVE NEWS

If it is not your content, try to search here:
Athletics - 25. July 2008.

Barringer named Athlete of the Week


INDIANAPOLIS - Jenny Barringer has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting an American Record in the women's 3,000m steeplechase Sunday at the KBC Night of Athletics in Heusden, Germany.

The 2007 USA Outdoor champion and a 2008 Olympic Team member, Barringer won the race in 9 minutes 22.73 seconds, breaking Anna Willard's 17-day old American record of 9:27.75, set July 3 at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. Barringer and Willard battled for the win, but it was Barringer who brought the biggest kick in the final 30 meters to grab the victory. Willard finished second in a personal best of 9:22.76.

Now in its seventh year, USATF's Athlete of the Week program is designed to recognize outstanding performers at all levels of the sport. USATF names a new honoree each week and features the athlete on the USATF website. Selections are based on top performances and results from the previous week.

Thank you so much, if you tweet or share
UP
Have you read it?
Jolien D’hoore Leads Tour Of Norway After Stage One Sprint Victory
World Champions set for season finale at Muller Grand Pri
Please follow us