Brian Barraza Punches Ticket to Junior Worlds
July 5, 2014
EUGENE, Ore. - Freshman distance runner Brian Barraza claimed a spot on Team USA at the 2014 USA Track & Field Junior Championships this evening in Eugene, Ore.
Barraza recorded a time of 14:22.07 to finish second in the 5000-meter run and punched his ticket to the IAAF World Junior Championships. He will return to Eugene July 22-27 wearing the Red, White & Blue.
Freshman William Gibbs took an automatic qualifying spot in the 110m hurdles prelims as he recorded the fastest time in Heat one with a personal best time of 13.58.
Gibbs moves on to the final round tomorrow at 6:25 p.m. (CT).
Also competing tomorrow is shot putter Cameron Cornelius. He is scheduled to throw at 6 p.m. (CT)
Athletes finishing in the top two spot at the U.S. Junior Championships will claim a spot on Team USA and earn the chance to compete at the IAAF World Championships back in Eugene.
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