The 2:01.16 runner says she wants to try to make the Tokyo Games. “There’s no pressure on me. I’m only 19 so I’d go into the British Champs (and trials) and if I make it then fabulous but if I don’t it’s not the end of the world as I’ll still hopefully have another 10-15 years to go to an Olympics.”
With the leaders taking off at WR pace, Hall says she "ran almost every step of the race alone."
Fredericks was accused of accepting a bribe of $299,300 in 2009 from Papa Massatta Diack.
Sarah Hirshland said they had "ample discussion" with the IOC about the bill.
They accused the insurance companies of stalling and not processing their contractual obligations.
The advisor said, "In the situation we're in, I wouldn't say 'stop worrying, it's OK to hold the Games', but at the current level I think it can be done with care. We (health experts) are the ones who need to show how and where to take precautions."
Hooper had a PB of 2:17:46 and competed at the Moscow Games alongside his younger brother, Dick.
He won NCAAs in 1965 as a sophomore and was also runner-up twice.
The race was originally scheduled for March 7th, but a source early in the week said it was being moved to the fall.
The 2:07:27 man says he wants to break the 2:05:29 Japanese record.
On September 29 at the 1988 Olympics, Flo-Jo ran the still standing 21.34 200m WR.
This isn't a training plan, but a unique "Calendar Club" challenge she's doing with her husband where they will run one mile for every calendar day (so 1 mile on October 1st and 31 miles on Halloween).
It wasn't the first time Foster was honored by the Queen. 50 years ago he received his Commonwealth 1500m bronze from the Queen in Edinburgh.
Charlotte Purdue also pulled out of the women's squad.
At the Bucharest Marathon in Romania, Ezekiel Kiprop Koech (2:10:02) and Lilian Chemweno (2:41:26) lead the race.
The revised plan still discontinued men's indoor track, men's gymnastics and men's tennis, but spared men's outdoor track. The board decision cited "financial challenges" and "Title IX responsibilities."