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DUANE SOLOMON
Event: 800m
Height: 6-3

Weight:
190
PR: 1:45.69 (2007)
Born: Dec. 28, 1984
Current Residence: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Cabrillo (Lompoc, Calif.) HS ‘03
College: University of Southern California ‘08
 

Career Highlights: 3rd at 2007 USA Outdoors; 7th at 2007 NCAA Outdoors; 2006 NACAC U23 champion; 5th at 2006 NCAA Outdoors; 2006 NCAA West Region champion

During his junior year at the University of Southern California, Solomon burst onto the scene with a 3rd place finish at the 2007 USA Outdoor Championships…His time of 1:45.69 was a new personal best and he finished third only to Khadevis Robinson and Nick Symmonds…He also claimed championships in the PAC-10 Conference meet, the NCAA West Region meet and the NACAC U23 Championships in 2006 for Southern California…Prepped at Cabrillo High School where he was the 2003 California State Champion in the 800m and the 2002-03 Gatorade Boys Athlete of the Year…recorded a high school personal best of 1:49.79.

2008: 6th at Olympic Trials (1:45.78)...3rd at NCAA Outdoors 800m (1:45.71)
2007:
3rd at USA Outdoors 800m (1:45.69PR)… 7th in heats at World Outdoors (1:48.95)...7th at NCAA Outdoors (1:48.53)…2nd at PAC-10 Championships (1:47.94)…2nd at NCAA West Regional (1:49.69)…ranked #3 in U.S. by T&FN…best of 1:45.69.
2006:
5th at NCAA Outdoors (1:47.45)…NCAA West Region Champion (1:47.87)…PAC-10 Champion (1:48.03)…NACAC U23 Champion (1:48.96).
2005:
3rd at NCAA West Regional (1:48.73)…Qualified for NCAA Championships.

7/2/08

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