Tuesday, April 17, 2012

UPDATE #1: List of Washington affiliated athletes with Olympic "A" standard...

Jeshua Anderson (Paul Merca photo)
With the start of many of the key domestic meets such as this weekend's Mt. SAC and Kansas Relays, next weekend's Penn and Drake Relays and the major collegiate conference championships around the corner, here is the first update to the list of Washington affiliated athletes who have achieved the Olympic Games "A" standard, which was published on February 29th.

The Olympic Games A & B standards can be accessed through this link here.

The qualifying period for the Olympics began May 1, 2011, and ends July 8, 2012. For US athletes, it essentially means they have to get the standard at or before the Olympic Trials in order to go to London.

Here's a link to the qualifying standards for the US Olympic Trials.  Note in many cases, the Olympic Games standards are tougher than the standards to gain entry into the Olympic Trials.

Updated marks since February 29th are noted in red.

As always, please leave a note in the comments section if there's anyone we missed/overlooked/have an incorrect mark...thanks!

MEN

100m (10.18) none (James Alaka, GBR/Univ of Washington close at 10.23, 6/25/11)

200m (20.55) Jordan Boase, 20.52, 6/5/11 (James Alaka, GBR/Univ of Washington close at 20.59, 7/16/11)

400m (45.30) Michael Berry, 44.91, 5/14/11 (Jordan Boase, 45.34, 5/31/11 close)

800m (1:45.60) none

1500m (3:35.50) Bernard Lagat, 3:33.11, 7/8/11

Steeplechase (8:23.10) none

5000m (13:20.00) Bernard Lagat, 12:53.60, 7/22/11

10000m (27:45.00) none

110 hurdles (13.52) none

400 hurdles (49.50) Jeshua Anderson, 47.93, 6/26/11

20k walk (1:22:30) none

High Jump (7-7/2.31m) none

Pole Vault (18-9.25/5.72m) Brad Walker, 19-2.75/5.86m, 2/26/12.NOTE--Scott Roth's 18-9.25/5.72m was set 4/16/11, BEFORE the Olympic qualifying period began.

Long Jump (26-11/8.20m) none (Norris Frederick, 26-7/8.10m, 7/1/11 is close)

Triple Jump (56-5.25/17.20m) none

Shot Put (67-3.25/20.50m) none

Discus (213-3; 65.00m) Jarred Rome, 225-7/68.76m, 8/6/11; Märt Israel (EST), 219-9/66.98m, 5/12/11; Ian Waltz, 214-8/65.43m, 6/16/11

Hammer (255-11/78.00m) none

Javelin (269-0/82.00m) none

Decathlon (8200 points) none

20k Walk (1:22:30) none

WOMEN

100 (11.29) none

200 (23.10) none

400 (51.55) none

800 (1:59.90) none

1500 (4:06.00) Ingvill Måkestad (NOR) 4:03.79, 9/16/11 (Katie Mackey, 4:07.44, 5/21/11 is close)

5000 (15:20.00) none; (Brie Felnagle, 15:22.39, 4/6/12 at Stanford Invite is close)

10000 (31:45.00) none

100 hurdles (12.96) Ginnie Crawford, 12.73, 5/6/11

400 hurdles (55.50) none

High Jump (6-4.75/1.95m) Ebba Jungmark (SWE), 6-4.75/1.95m, 3/9/12 at IAAF World Indoors, Istanbul

Pole Vault (14-9/4.50m) none

Long Jump (22-1.75/6.75m) none

Triple Jump (46-11/14.30m) none (Blessing Ufodiama, 46-1.5/14.06m, 6/4/11 close)

Shot Put (60-0.5/18.30m) none

Discus (203-5/62.00m) Aretha Thurmond, 209-5/63.85m, 6/30/11

Hammer (234-7/71.50m) none (Britney Henry, 232-1/70.73m, 3/18/12 at Oregon Preview, Eugene is close)

Javelin (200-1/61.00m) Kara Patterson, 205-11/62.76m, 5/26/11

Heptathlon (6150 points) none

SOURCE:  IAAF, USA Track & Field, Track & Field News

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