Sam Kendricks

Sam Kendricks

August 06, 2019

Week That Was: Koko Goes 14:26, How Damn Hot Will it Be for Tokyo Olympics? Sam Kendricks Sets American Record

Emily Infeld ran her first race in a year and a half, Koko went 14:26, and a cool video with Sam Kendricks.
July 27, 2019

Sam Kendricks Goes Really High to Get American Record, Fred Kerley Defeats Norman, Dennis Mitchell Is Coaching Justin Gatlin

Sam Kendricks is the American record holder and #2 vaulter EVER outdoors. And believe it or not Fred Kerley is your USATF 400m champ.
February 03, 2019

Great Performances From Sam Kendricks, Reece Prescod, Mihambo Mihambo And Nadine Müller Highlight ISTAF Berlin

Kendricks set a world lead in the PV at 5.86m and took a couple close attempts at 6.01m. Malaika Mihambo jumped a meet record and world lead of 6.99 m in the LJ, Pamela Dutkiewicz set the 60H WL and GB's Prescod won the 60m in 6.53.
April 26, 2018

Jenn Suhr (4.80m) Defeats USA Indoor Champs Katie Nageotte (4.70m) And Sandi Morris (4.70m) To Win Drake Relays Capital Square Pole Vault

On the men's side, Andrew Irwin cleared 5.60m to got an upset victory over Shawn Barber (5.60m, lost on countback) and Sam Kendricks (5.50m).  
August 23, 2017

Sunday: Caster Semenya Leads List Of Eight World Champions Competing In The ISTAF Meet At Berlin's Olympic Stadium

Semenya specifically requested that the meet run the 600 instead of the 800 and she may go for the 20-year-old WR of 1:22.63 while facing world silver medalist Francine Niyonsaba. Other world champions include Phyllis Francis, Ramil Guliyev, Dafne Schippers and Sam Kendricks vs Renaud Lavillenie.
May 25, 2017

2017 Prefontaine Classic Saturday Preview: What A Meet - Is This The Greatest Pre Classic Ever?

Some of the events at the 2017 Pre Classic are without a doubt better than the 2017 Rio Olympic finals. We're so excited we even preview the men's pole vault and women's 200 but we also will see a loaded women's 1500 with Faith Kipyegon, Laura Muir and Jenny Simpson and possibly the youngest sub-4 mile in history.
August 11, 2016

Men's Pole Vault Preview: Will Renaud Lavillenie Become The First Man in 60 Years To Repeat as Olympic Champion?

Lavillenie is the highest jumper in history but there are a lot of young guns that would love to knock him off including the US's Sam Kendricks (23), Canada's Shawn Barber (22) and Brazil's best men's medal hope Thiago Braz (22).
March 18, 2016

Renaud Lavillenie (6.02m CR) and Jenn Suhr (4.90m) Claim Pole Vault Titles to Open 2016 World Indoor Championships

It only took Lavillenie two jumps to wrap up pole vault gold, but that didn't stop him from entertaining the Portland crowd with a new meet record and three thrilling attempts at the the world record. On the women's side, it was an all-American battle for gold as Suhr and Sandi Morris went 1-2.
June 30, 2014

Oregon Freshman Devon Allen Stuns As U.S. 110 Hurdle Champ In Sacramento

Allen ran a slightly wind-aided 13.16 to beat defending champ Ryan Wilson by .005; David Oliver was 3rd. Jeneba Tarmoh (you remember her from the 2012 dead heat fiasco) won the 200 (22.06) as Curtis Mitchell ran 20.13 to beat Wallace Spearmon (20.19). Inika Mcpherson gets HJ title in 2.00m PR (previous best 1.96m) beating Chaunte Lowe and Brigetta Barrett. Kori Karter takes 400H as Johnny Dutch wins for the men (48.93). Sam Kendricks the PV (5.75), Jeffery Henderson the LJ, Gia Lewis-Smallwood the discus and Sean Furey the javelin.