Thursday, June 30, 2016

KU athletes at Olympic qualifiers


With the start of the Rio Olympics just five weeks away, current and former Kansas University track and field athletes are ready to flock to their respective national team trials to take on their final hurdle to achieving their Olympic dreams.

Attending the United States Team Trials beginning today in Eugene, Ore. are: Kyle Clemons (400 meters), Mason Finley (discus), Andrea Geubelle (triple jump), Crystal Manning (triple jump), Jessica Maroszek (discus), and Jordan Scott (pole vault).

Participating in the Jamaican National Championships will be Ivan Henry (400 meters), Daina Levy (hammer throw) and Strymar Livingston (800 meters).

Junior Zainab Sanni is set to compete at her native Nigeria’s Olympic qualifier meet. Sanni will take part in the 100 meter and 200 meter sprints.


Michael Maris 5 years, 6 months ago

Good luck to Andrea. After battling injuries, she's worked so dang hard to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.

Titus Canby 5 years, 6 months ago

What about Michael Stigler? Is he running in the trials?

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