Saturday, September 22, 2007

Rome 6th, Waltz 8th in Stuttgart...

STUTTGART, Germany--Former Washington prep standout Jarred Rome from Marysville-Pilchuck HS finished sixth, while training partner and Washington State alum Ian Waltz (left, /photo by Paul Merca) placed eighth in today's discus competition at the IAAF World Athletics Final, held at the Gottlieb Daimler Stadion.

In an event won by recent world champion Gerd Kanter of Estonia with a throw of 218-4 (66.54), Rome spun the disc 203-7 (62.05), while Waltz had a toss of 200-7 (61.14).

For their efforts, Rome earned $4000, while Waltz walked away with $2000.

Brad Walker competes in the men's pole vault tomorrow.

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