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Will Claye Books Ticket to World Championships on Final Day of USATF Outdoor Championships
He is among a group of eight Gators who have booked tickets for Worlds with Team USA after qualifying. This may interest you : Competition: United States Wins Women Medley Relay.
EUGENE, Ore – Gator Great Will Claye made his sixth consecutive World Championship team after finishing second (16.93m / 55-6.5) in the Triple Jump at the USATF Outdoor Championships on Sunday evening. & #xD; Christian Taylor (Triple Jump) and Grant Holloway (110mH) also took part on Sunday but already had spots and Team USA gained as World Champions defending in their respective events. & # XD; & #xD; Taylor finished fifth in the Triple Jump with a mark of 16.54m / 54-3.25 as he continues to take form as he enters the World Championships next month. & #xD; Holloway was the leading qualifier in the upcoming finals (13.03) but was selected to be knocked out of the final by a qualifying measure already in hand by Worlds. & #xD; The trio joins a team of Gators to represent Team USA at next month’s World Championships. & # XD; & #xD; Additional spots will still be available depending on the number of qualifiers from this weekend who achieved World Class. & # XD; & #xD; Gators who will join Holloway, Taylor and Claye in Eugene this summer include Anna Hall, Champion Allison, Talitha Diggs, Jasmine Moore and Gator Great Cory McGee. & #xD; Hall (Heptathlon) and Diggs (400 meters) were U.S. National Champions in their respective events after winning NCAA Titles in those events at the beginning of June. & #xD; Allison laid down 43.70 in the 400 final to take second place honors. He was the 10th best performer in World History over 400 meters with a Saturday afternoon mark. & # XD; & #xD; Moore qualified in Long Jump and Triple Jump, becoming the first American woman in history to win both events at the same World Championships. & #xD; M cGee (1500m) made its first appearance at the World Championships since 2013 this summer after finishing 2nd in the USATF Outdoor Championships. & #xD; Full lists of qualifiers for the World Championships, from all nations will be announced in the coming weeks as the world’s best meet on Eugene, Ore for the World Championships. This summer’s festivals will run from July 15-24 at Hayward Field in Eugene. Qualified for the World Championships & # xD; – Will Claye (Triple Jump) & # xD; – Christian Taylor (Triple Jump, Wild Card Measure) #xD; – Grant Holloway (110mH, Wild Card Measure) & # xD; & # xD;
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