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Athletics - 28. June 2009.

Prep double double highlights USA Junior Champs

Chalonda Goodman and Anastasia Jelmini each won their second events of the competition Saturday at the 2009 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field.
Chalonda Goodman, who won the women's 100m yesterday, won her second title of the meet in cruising to victory in the women's 200m in a windy 22.74 (+2.6mps). Texas A&M's Dominique Duncan took the runner-up position in 23.18. The University of North Texas' Keyth Talley won the men's 200m in 20.86 (+2.4) and Keith Ricks of Virginia Tech was second in 21.28.
Yesterday's shot put champion Anastasia Jemlini won her second-consecutive women's discus title. The 2009 Gatorade Athlete of the Year, Jelmini won the competition with her first throw of 53.30 meters/174 feet 10 inches. 2009 Nike Outdoor National runner-up Erin Pendleton was the runner-up once again with a toss of 51.65m/169-5. 
In her first 5,000m on the track, Cornwall, N.Y., high school sophomore Aisling Cuffe won the women's 5,000m 16:43.48. Another high school sophomore, this time from Cedar Park, Texas, Parker Stinson won the men's 10,000m in 31:18.13.
Maya Pressley won the women's high jump with a clearance of 1.82m/5-11.5 and South Florida's Casey Wagner won the women's javelin throw with a best mark of 45.71m/150-0.
In qualifying rounds, 2007 World Youth champion Dalilah Muhammad had the fastest time in the women's 400m hurdles first round (58.67).

2008 USATF Youth Athlete of the Year Jordan Hasay won her heat of the women's 1,500m in 4:28.96. Chanelle Price posted the fastest women's 800m in the rounds with 2:06.32.
For more information, live video coverage and complete results, visit www.usatf.org.


About USA Track & Field
USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, some of the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.
For more information on USATF, visit www.usatf.org

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