Saturday, March 7, 2009

Championships Update

Dwain Chambers clocks the first sub 6.50 60 meters of the season by blazing to a 6.42 in his Semifinal heat of the European Championships. Chambers run was a European Record and made him the #3 Performer All Time, with the =6th All Time performance. Chambers now trails only Maurice Greene (6.39) and Andre Cason (6.41) All Time. Chambers could be in pursuit of Greene in tomorrow's final.

Also in Turin Johan Wissman of Sweden added the years first and only sub 46 400 to date with his 45.89 Euro Champs win.

And add Ryan Bailey to the list of impressive freshmen this indoor season as the frosh from Bend Lake Junior College in Oregon sped 20.92 to win the NJCAA National Indoor title over 200 meters. Bailey's time was only .03 sec off the National JC Record of 20.89 set by Trell Kimmons in 2006.

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