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Athletics - 04. September 2007.

Team USA medal count could get big boost on Friday



OSAKA, Japan -

In the women's 200, a showdown between Felix, 2006 IAAF World Athlete of the Year Sanya Richards (Austin, Texas) and Olympic gold medalist Veronica Campbell of Jamaica is one of the most anticipated races of the meet. They will be joined by fellow Americans Torri Edwards (Corona, Calif.), the 2003 World Outdoor silver medalist in this event, and 2004 Olympian LaShaunte'a Moore (Akron, Ohio).

 

More American medal potential looms in the men's 110-meter hurdles, where two-time Olympic silver medalist Terrence Trammell (Ellenwood, Ga.) goes for his second World Outdoor medal. Appearing in his first World Outdoor final is David Payne, who is looking for a fairy tale ending to his Cinderella story.

 

also competing. Teresa Vaill (Gainesville, Fla.) contests the women's 20 km final.

 

Semifinals are scheduled for the women's 1,500m.

 

Below is a complete listing of USATF entrants for Friday competition.

 

Team USA entrants - Friday, August 31

8 a.m., women's 20 km race walk FINAL - Teresa Vaill (Gainesville, FL)

 

10:10 a.m., women's high jump qualifying - Amy Acuff (Isleton, CA), Erin Aldrich (Dallas, TX)

 

11 a.m., decathlon long jump

 

1 p.m., decathlon shot put

 

6:30 p.m., decathlon high jump

 

7:30 p.m., women's 1500m semifinal - Treniere Clement (Knoxville, Tenn.), Erin Donohue (Haddenfield, N.J.)

 

9:15 p.m., women's 200m FINAL - Allyson Felix (Santa Clarita, CA), Sanya Richards (Austin, TX), Torri Edwards (Corona, CA), LaShaunte'a Moore (Akron, OH)

 

9:35 p.m., decathlon 400m


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