Sunday, August 26, 2007

Anson Henry 6th in 100m semis; Pickler finishes heptathlon in 25th...

Diana Pickler gets ready to throw the javelin in the heptathlon competition at the world championships in Osaka, Japan Sunday night. Pickler finished 25th overall. /photo by Paul Merca

It was a quiet night for Washington state athletes competing here in Osaka at the IAAF World Track & Field Championships.

Diana Pickler, who finished her senior season at Washington State, finished 25th in the heptathlon, scoring 5838 points.

Her marks on the second day of competition included a long jump of 19-8 3/4 (853 points); a javelin toss of 130-0 (660 pts.); and a 800m time of 2:20.63 (815 points).

Anson Henry, the former Washington State star, mentally prepares himself moments before the start of the 100 meter semi-finals at the world championships. /photo by Paul Merca

Anson Henry, another ex-Cougar, finished sixth in the semis of the 100m dash in a time of 10.20, a season best for the Canadian.

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