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*USATF Press Conference Schedule and Confirmed Athletes
(All press conferences will take place in the Bloch Room at the Hilton Hotel downtown Eugene; all times Pacific Time)
*Confirmed athletes subject to change and additional athletes likely to be added
 
Tuesday, June 19, 10 a.m.
Ashton Eaton (2011 World Outdoor silver medalist; indoor heptathlon world record holder)
Jesse Williams (2011 World champion and Jesse Owens Award winner)
Lauren Fleshman (two-time USA Outdoor 5,000m champion)
Andrew Wheating (three-time NCAA Outdoor champion; 2008 Olympic Trials runner-up)

Audio - Andrew Wheating and Ashton Eaton
Audio - Lauren Fleshman and Jesse Williams

Wednesday, June 20, 2 p.m.
Lolo Jones (2008 Olympic Trials champion; two-time World Indoor champion; indoor American record holder)
Kellie Wells (2011 USA Indoor and Outdoor champion)
Ginnie Crawford (two-time USA Outdoor champion)
Joanna Hayes (2004 Olympic gold medalist; 2004 Jesse Owens Award winner)

Audio - Kellie Wells, Joanna Hayes, and Ginnie Crawford

Thursday, June 21, 9 a.m.
Sanya Richards-Ross (2009 World Outdoor champion; 2012 World Indoor champion; two-time Olympic 4x400m gold medalist; American record holder)
Allyson Felix (three-time World Outdoor gold medalist; 10-time World Outdoor medalist; two-time Olympic silver medalist)
Justin Gatlin (2004 Olympic gold medalist; 2005 World Outdoor champion)
Stephanie Brown-Trafton (2008 Olympic gold medalist; 2008 Jesse Owens Award winner)
Reese Hoffa (2007 World Outdoor champion; two-time USA Outdoor champion)

Tuesday, June 26, 10 a.m. – Olympic coaches and alumni press conference

Andrew Valmon (men’s Olympic team coach)
Amy Deem (women’s Olympic team coach)
Dan O'Brien (1996 Olympic Decathlon gold medalist; three-time World Outdoor Champion; American record holder; National Track & Field Hall of Fame member)
Jackie Joyner-Kersee (three-time Olympic gold medalist; National Track & Field Hall of Fame member)
Maurice Greene (2000 Olympic 100m and 4x100m gold medalist; five-time World Outdoor champion)
Sharieffa Barksdale (1984 Olympian and former American record holder)

Wednesday, June 27, 10 a.m. – USATF High Performance and athlete press conference

USATF High Performance
Hosted by Benita Fitzgerald-Mosley (USATF Chief of Sport Performance; 1984 Olympic gold medalist)
Wallace Spearmon (two-time World Outdoor bronze medalist)
Ralph Mann (Biomechanist)
Ralph Reiff (St. Vincent’s Sports Performance)
 
Athletes
Bernard Lagat (owner of seven American indoor and outdoor records; nine-time World Indoor and Outdoor medalist; two-time Olympic medalist)
David Oliver (2008 Olympic bronze medalist; American record holder)
Jason Richardson (2011 World Outdoor champion)
Aries Merrit (2012 World Indoor champion)
Jillian Camarena-Williams (2011 World Outdoor bronze medalist; American indoor and outdoor record holder)
Chaunte Lowe (2012 World Indoor gold medalist; American indoor and outdoor record holder)
Christian Taylor (2011 World Outdoor gold medalist; 2012 World Indoor silver medalist)
Will Claye (2012 World Indoor gold medalist; 2011 World Outdoor bronze medalist)

 

 

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