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Media Kit

U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field Media Kit (PDF - 950 KB)

Media Credentials

Deadline for application is June 1, 2004.

When applying for media credentials, please follow these guidelines:

  1. Only one credential application per media outlet will be accepted. Please coordinate with news, sports and photography editors.
  2. Sports Editors, Sports Directors or Photo Editors must submit the application.
  3. Hotel, phone, parking and shuttle information will be distributed once an organization has been accredited. Room reservations for the media hotel (Radisson/Sacramento) must be processed through the Olympic Trials media relations office.
  4. Freelance writers and/or photographers must list the name(s) of the organization(s) you will be working for in Olympic Trials coverage.

Click here for the Media Credential Application Form (via LOC).

Olympic Trials Statistics

The History of the U.S. Olympic Trials Track & Field, by Richard S. Hymans, is now for sale in the USATF Online Store.

The following PDF file contains the book's first, introductory section, with valuable statistics about the Olympic Trials:

  • Historical Introduction
  • Olympic Trials qualifying standards
  • Word records at the Olympic Trials
  • Progression of Olympic Trials records
  • Olympic Trials all-time lists
  • U.S. 4- and 5-time Olympians
  • Collegiate, Olympic Trials and Olympic performances
  • Youngest and Oldest Olympians

Click here to download and read the introductory PDF.

Click here to order a copy of the more than 600-page History of the U.S. Olympic Trials Track & Field, by Richard Hymans.

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