Sunday, December 16, 2007

Eugene nabs 2012 US Olympic Team Trials-Track & Field, along with two USA championships...


EUGENE, Ore. - USA Track & Field and the U.S. Olympic Committee on December 12th announced their intent to host the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field in Eugene, Oregon, USATF CEO Craig Masback announced. The announcement was made at an afternoon press conference on the University of Oregon campus.

Eugene, which next year will host the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field, also will host the 2009 and 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Masback announced.

For the full story, see it here...

The Portland Oregonian's take on the news can be read here, and the Eugene Register-Guard's front-page story can be read here.

For track and field fans, especially from the Pacific Northwest, this is nothing but great news!

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