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Team named for IAAF World Youth Championships

7/1/2011
 
MYRTLE BEACH S.C. - Forty young athletes have been selected to represent the United States at the IAAF World Youth Championships July 6-10 in Lille, France.

Athletes were selected after competing in the World Youth Track & Field Trials in Myrtle Beach, S.C. June 28-29. Youth athletes must be born in 1994 or 1995 (16 or 17-years-old through the end of the year).

Team USA Roster:

Athlete
Hometown Event
Kendall Baisden Franklin, MI 400m
Bealoved Brown Desoto, TX 200m
Amber Bryant-Brock Marietta, GA 400m Hurdles
Camille Chapus Pacific Palisades, CA 1500m
Haley Crouser Gresham, OR Javelin
Carla Forbes Mattapan, MA Triple Jump
Nnenya Hailey Marietta, GA 400m Hurdles
Myasia Jacobs Paterson, NJ 100m
Kyra Jefferson Detroit, MI 200m
Jennifer Madu Murphy, TX 100M & Triple Jump
Hannah Meier Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 1500m
Madeleine Meyers Seattle, WA 2000m Steeplechase
Brianna Nerud Glen Head, NY 2000m Steeplechase
Torie Owers Athens, GA Shot Put
Robin Reynolds Miami, FL 400m
Chamaya Turner Garden Ridge, TX Shot Put & Discus
Shelbi Vaughan Mansfield, TX Discus
Amy Weissenbach Los Angeles, CA 800m
Sydney White Kernersville, NC Pole Vault
Kendell Williams Marietta, GA 100m Hurdles & Heptathlon
Ajee Wilson Neptune, NJ 800
Trinity Wilson Oakland, CA 100m Hurdles
Aldrich Bailey Arlington, TX 200m & 400m
Jacob Blankenship Buckeyelake, OH Pole Vault
Imani Brown Reading, PA Triple Jump
Jacob Burcham Barboursville, WV 1500m
Cameron Burrell Missouri City, TX Long Jump
Ethan Cochran Costa Mesa, CA Discus
Ronald Darby Oxon Hill, MD 100m
Braheme Days Bridgeton, NJ Shot Put
Justin Fondren Oxford, MS High Jump
Najee Glass Fords, NJ 400m
Todd Gurley Tarboro, NC 110m Hurdles
Arman Hall Pembroke Pines, FL 200m
Tre'tez Kinnaird Louisville, KY 800m
Jonathan Russell Ashburn, VA 400m Hurdles
Tyler Schultz Custer, SD Shot Put
Tyler Sorensen San Diego, CA 10,000 RW
Jaelen Spencer Hesperia, CA Triple Jump
Cameron Thornton Atlanta, GA 800m
Rudy Winkler Sand Lake, NY Hammer

For more information on the IAAF World Youth Championships, visit the event page.


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