She's also been helping out at Sankofa Healing Studio, a Philly-based nonprofit that addresses trauma associated with mass incarceration.
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Aside from chasing a medal, Wilson plans on being a general Olympic fan by watching some other sport events in Rio.
A Semenya-less 800 will see Francine Niyonsaba take on Ajee Wilson and Lynsey Sharp. Jairus Birech vs Conseslus Kipruto in the steeple, Vivian Cheruiyot and Mercy Cherono in the 5K. Non-distance action includes Ameer Webb taking on Trayvon Bromell and Andre De Grasse in the 200, Kirani James (400) and Greg Rutherford (LJ).
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After getting top 3 at USAs, Wilson had to skip Worlds with the injury.
Conseslus Kipruto will also race as the women's 800 has Eunice Sum, Ajee Wilson, Cuba's Rose Mary Almanza and Switzerland's Selina Buchel. Mutaz Essa Barshim, Ivan Ukhov and Bohdan Bondarenko in the HJ.
Bolt was happy to revel in the 2008 New York memories. “It was an intense race for me,” he recalled. “There was a thunderstorm, the rain was pouring. And it was the first time when I got to race all the big names in the event. I’ve been looking forward to it all season.”
Wilson talks about how she's grown up and gained confidence since 2013 Worlds and how she and her coach never focus on times, but on competing.
Andrews 1:46.83, Wilson 2:01.09.
Willis has organized a great event as he faces Nate Brannen, Garrett Heath and Cory Leslie in the men's mile. Women's 800 has Ajee Wilson, Morgan Uceny and Kate Grace.
For the record, her name is pronounced “ah-jhay”.
Includes quotes from Ajee Wilson and Jenn Suhr.