Sunday, June 19, 2016

List #6--Washington affiliated athletes qualified for the US Olympic Trials...

Baylee Mires poses next to the scoreboard indicating that
she qualified for the US Olympic Trials in the 800m
at the Brooks PR meet (Paul Merca photo)
Below is a list of Washington affiliated athletes who have achieved qualifying marks for the 2016 US Olympic Track & Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon starting July 1-10, 2016.

Washington affiliated athletes are those who attended high school, college or graduate school in the state of Washington, while professionals are those currently training in the state.

This will be the next-to-last list published before the Trials.  This list does not include the walks.

All qualifiers achieved their marks after May 1, 2015. Athletes have until June 26th to qualify for the US Olympic Track & Field Trials.  


Any new additions since the last list was published on June 5th are indicated in red. Athletes added and/or have improved marks since the last list was published include Drew Windle (800 meters), Baylee Mires (800 meters), Mel Lawrence (3000 steeple), Andrea Geubelle (triple jump), Katie Reichert (javelin), and Jordin Andrade (400 hurdles).

For complete details on the US Olympic Track & Field Trials qualifying procedures, please visit usatf.org.

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Two additions to this list are the addition of foreign athletes with Washington ties achieving the Olympic A standard. Depending on their country’s qualification process, they may be selected by their federation to compete at the Olympics, or may have to compete in qualifying trials selection meets.

The other addition is a set of numbers to the right of each event name, which indicates the approximate field size (not the minimum), and the number of rounds in each event. 

For the purposes of this list, I have not added any athletes who are just short of the automatic standards, but are likely to be added, per USATF rule 11.3 (b) concerning adding athletes to make a competitive field.

As always, corrections, additions, etc., are welcome.

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