EUGENE — Day 3 of the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships is underway at Hayward Field. The women’s javelin began at 11:30 am PT Saturday, and the action continues through about 3 pm with the last event of the day, the women’s 400-meter hurdles final.
Highly anticipated events include the finals in the men’s and women’s 1,500 meters. Star hurdler Sydney McLaughlin will be in the 400-meter final, while Allyson Felix will take the track in the women’s 400 final. Field event finals include the men’s pole vault and the women’s triple jump.
There are 18 athletes with ties to Oregon and southwest Washington competing Saturday.
Follow along here for live updates, results and updates on the athletes with local ties as the action unfolds at Hayward Field.
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Day 3 schedule, results
SATURDAY, JUNE 25
11:30 a.m.: Women’s Javelin Final
Results: Through three throws, the top three are Ariana Ince (198-3), Avione Allgood-Whetstone (191-11) and Kara Winger (191-7), the former Skyview High School standout. Winger takes the lead with a throw of 198-4. Ince has one more throw to go, and it is a foul. On her final attempt, Winger unleashes a toss of 210-10 to win the women’s javelin title and also achieve the world championships standard. Ince places second and Allgood-Whetstone is third.
11:45 a.m.: Men’s 200 meters, first round
Results: Erriyon Knighton posts at 20.08 to win the first heat and Noah Lyles takes the second heat in 19.95. Christian Coleman wins the third heat in 20.13, ahead of Fred Kerley (20.29). Kenny Bednarek (20.10) edges Matthew Boling (20.11) to win the final heat. Other qualifiers to the semifinals: Josephus Lyles, Isiah Young, Brandon Carnes, Kyree King, Kendal Williams, Robert Gregory, Javonte’ Harding, David Dunlap, Elijah Morrow and Cravont Charleston.
12:00 p.m.: Men’s pole vault, final
Results: The bar has moved up to 18-8¼. Three vaulters cleared both of the initial heights of 18-0½ and 18-4½ without a miss. They are Andrew Irwin, Chris Nilsen and Jacob Wooten. Six other vaulters remain in the competition as well: KC Lightfoot, Matt Ludwig, Zach Bradford, Tray Oates, Zach McWhorter and Luke Winder.
12:10 p.m.: Women’s 200 meters, first round
Results: Sha’Carri Richardson places second in her heat at 22.69 seconds to advance to the semifinals. Gabby Thomas won that heat in 22.59. Kentucky’s Abby Steiner crosses in 22.14 to win the second heat, with Cambrea Sturgis second in 22.24. Former Oregon Ducks standout Jenna Prandini wins her heat in 22.65 seconds to move ahead to the semifinals. In the final heat, Tamara Clark wins it in 22.29 seconds, followed by Kayla White (22.38). Also qualifying for the semis: A’Keyla Mitchell, Anavia Battle, Kynnedy Flannel, Shania Collins, Brittany Brown, Candace Hill, Kiara Parker, Angie Annelus and Symone Darius.
12:15 p.m.: Men’s hammer, final
12:30 p.m.: Women’s triple jump, final
12:35 p.m.: Men’s 110 hurdles, first round
Results: Grant Holloway cruises to victory in the first heat, hitting the line at 13.11. Freddie Crittenden (13.32) and Joshua Braverman (13.41) finish second and third. In the next heat, Devon Allen pulls ahead of the field from lane 8 and wins in 13.27. Trey Cunningham takes the third heat with a time of 13.13. And in the final heat, Daniel Roberts wins it in 13.28, just ahead of Eric Edwards (13.29). Other qualifiers for the semifinals: Jamal Britt, Robert Dunning, Tre’Bien Gilbert, Aaron Mallett, Josh Brockman, Nicholas Anderson, Michael Dickson, Devion Wilson and Louis Rollins.
1:04 p.m.: Women’s 100 hurdles, semi-finals
Results: Nia Ali looks smooth in winning the first heat, cruising to a time of 12.49 seconds. Alaysha Johnson is second in 12.60, with Alia Armstrong third in 12.68. All three move on to the end. In the other heat, Keni Harrison is sharp and crosses the line first at 12.40. Tia Jones places second in 12.59 and Tonea Marshall takes third in 12.67. The time qualifiers for the final are Gabbi Cunningham (12.73) and Paula Salmon (12.76).
1:22 p.m.: Men’s 400 hurdles, semi-finals
Results: In the first heat, Rai Benjamin rolls to victory with a time of 47.93. Khallifah Rosser wins the second heat in 48.34. Also moving through to the end: Trevor Bassitt, Quincy Hall, CJ Allen, Quincy Downing, Amere Lattin and Aldrich Bailey.
1:40 p.m.: Women’s 1,500 meters final
Results: Sinclaire Johnson of the Portland-based Union Athletics Club pulled away from the pack late in the race to win in 4 minutes, 3.29 seconds. Cory McGee was second in 4:04.52 and Elle St. Pierre took third in 4:05.14. Karissa Schweizer of the Bowerman Track Club placed fourth, crossing in 4:05.40.
1:52 p.m.: Men’s 1,500 meters final
2:04 p.m.: Men’s 3,000 steeplechase final
2:21 p.m.: Women’s 400 meters final
2:31 p.m.: Men’s 400 meters final
2:41 p.m.: Women’s 100 hurdles final
2:51 p.m.: Women’s 400 hurdles final
Athletes with Oregon ties
Women’s javelin, final (11:30 a.m.)
Kara Winger (former Skyview High, Vancouver): Winger wins the women’s javelin competition and achieves the world championships standard on her final throw, with a toss of 210 feet, 10 inches.
Men’s 200 meters, first round (11:45 a.m.)
Kyree King (former UO): King posts 20.24 in his heat to finish second and automatically qualify for Sunday’s semifinals.
Men’s pole vault, final (12:00 p.m.)
Cole Walsh (former UO): Walsh scratched out of the pole vault.
Women’s 200 meters, first round (12:10 p.m.)
Jenna Prandini (former UO): Prandini wins her heat, crossing in 22.65, to move on to Sunday’s semi-finals.
Women’s triple jump, final (12:30 p.m.)
Dominique Ruotolo (former UO)
Lexi Ellis (UO)
Men’s 110 hurdles, first round (12:35 p.m.)
Devon Allen (former UO): Allen wins his heat in 13.27 seconds and advances to Sunday’s semifinals.
Women’s 100 hurdles, semifinals (1:04 p.m.)
Alaysha Johnson (former UO): Johnson crosses second in her heat, with a time of 12.60, and she moves on to the final later Saturday afternoon.
Women’s 1,500 meters, final (1:40 p.m.)
Sinclaire Johnson (Union Athletics Club): Johnson wins the race, pulling away late to win in 4:03.29.
Karissa Schweizer (Bowerman Track Club): Schweizer places fourth, crossing the line in 4:05.40.
Nikki Hiltz (former UO): Hiltz placed 10th, finishing in 4:10.97.
Taryn Rawlings (former UP, former Wilsonville High School): Rawlings finishes last in a time of 4:18.22.
Men’s 1,500 meters, final (1:52 p.m.)
Josh ThompsonBowerman Track Club
Cooper Teare (former UO)
Sam Prakel (former UO)
Johnny Gregorek (former UO)
Reed Brown (Oregon)
Men’s 3,000 steeplechase, final (2:04 p.m.)
Evan Jager (Bowerman Track Club)
Women’s 100 Hurdles Final (2:41 p.m.)
Alaysha Johnson (former UO)
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