Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Ginnie Crawford takes second in Beijing World Challenge meet at Bird's Nest...

BEIJING--Seattle native and Rainier Beach HS alum Ginnie Crawford (left/photo courtesy USA Track & Field) finished second in the 100 meter hurdles Tuesday night at the IAAF World Challenge Beijing meeting at the Bird's Nest in the Chinese capital.

Competing in front of an announced crowd estimated at 50,000, Crawford ran 13.03 to finish behind Olympic bronze medallist Kellie Wells, who ran 12.87.

In the men's 110 hurdles, David Oliver set a 2013 world leading mark with his winning time of 13.15, while Russia's Anna Chicherova jumped 6-7 1/2 (2.02m) to take the yearly world lead.

NOTE:  The IAAF contributed to this report.

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