That’s nothing compared to this: The 16-year-old is headed to Rio, and will be the youngest to compete for the U.S. Olympic track team since 1972, according to USA Track and Field.
Category Archives: U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials
Former Fort Collins runner Katie Mackey, née Follett, who runs for the Brooks Beasts Track Club in Seattle, finished sixth in the women’s 5,000 meters on Sunday on the final day of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials.
Sara Vaughn, a former runner for Colorado, will race in the U.S. Olympic Trials final in the 1500 on Sunday, 11 months after giving birth to her third child.
David Oliver’s chances to make another Olympic team came to a heartbreaking end Saturday when he suffered a left hamstring injury in the semifinal and was forced to scratch from the final.
Kara Winger on Saturday finished third in the women’s javelin at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials to qualify for the Rio Olympics.
Team USA’s track and field team will showcase scores of new, younger faces, some of whom haven’t even graduated high school.
Mason Finley established himself as the man to beat in the men’s discus even before Friday’s final round at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials.
David Oliver qualified for the semi-finals of the men’s 110 meter hurdles on Friday under cloudy skies at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials.
What Colorado athletes to watch during Day 9 of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, plus how to watch the events on television.
One of the quirkier qualification processes here at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials involved Thursday’s 1,500-meter women’s first round. Twenty-seven women started — and only three were eliminated.