Hyleas Fountain sets three records in heptathlon 100m hurdles

06-27-2008

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Hyleas Fountain's time of 12.65 in the women's heptathlon 100m hurdles, worth 1,178 points on scoring tables, broke three records Friday at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field. Her time broke the following HEPTATHLON records:

- American record, heptathlon 100m hurdles (12.69, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1988, Seoul)

- Olympic Trials record, heptathlon 100m hurdles (12.71, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1988, Indianapolis)

- USA National Championship record, heptathlon 100m hurdles (12.77, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1991, NYC)