Hall wins big in TJ at USA Juniors

06-26-2005

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LOS ANGELES - Kenny Hall continued his domination of the men's triple jump Sunday at the 2005 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Home Depot Center. Athletes ages 19 and under competed for the right to represent Team USA at the 2005 Pan Am Junior Championships July 29-31 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, by placing in the top two of their events.

The national high school record holder and a USATF Junior Olympic record holder as well, Hall won the men's triple jump with a wind-aided (+2.2mps) 16.39m/53-9.25. Rashad Toussaint was second with 15.86m/52-0.5.

Harvard-bound Zachary Pollinger won the men's 10,000-meter race walk in 45:29.10, followed by Jared Swehosky in 48:33.35.

In the final event of the day, Michael Bingham of Wake Forest won the decathlon with 7,042 points, with David Pichler second with 6,966

For complete results, athlete quotes and start lists from the 2005 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships, visit www.usatf.org