5 Bearcats to Compete at USA Out of doors Monitor & Area Championships

zach stipe

Affiliate AD / Communications

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Cincinnati’s Annette Echikunwoke, Kennedy Marvelous, Steven McElroy, Annika Kinley and nadia collins will compete at USA Monitor & Area Out of doors Championships at Hayward Area in Eugene, Oregon, this week.

Echikunwoke received the NCAA title for UC within the weight throw in 2017 and certified to symbolize Nigeria within the 2020 Summer season Olympics. She’s going to symbolize the USA within the hammer throw for the primary time on Thursday on the 2022 Toyota USATF Out of doors Championships.

Marable will be part of Echikunwoke on the USATF Out of doors Championships, whereas McElroy (400 meters), Kinley (excessive bounce) and Collins (lengthy bounce) will take part within the USATF U20 Out of doors Championships.

All 4 Bearcats will look to complete within the high two to qualify for Workforce USA and advance to the 2022 World Athletics Championships or the U20 World Championships. McElroy could have a chance to qualify for the 4x400m relay along with the person 400, as nicely.

Extra info and outcomes may be discovered on the 2022 Toyota USATF Out of doors Championships website and the USATF U20 Out of doors Championships website.

Echikunwoke // hammer throw // USATF Out of doors Championships // Thursday, 5 pm PT

Echikunwoke was UC observe and area’s first nationwide champion when she captured the 2017 NCAA indoor weight throw. She completed her profession in 2018 and has continued to compete professionally, representing Nigeria. She’s going to compete for the USA for the primary time on Thursday at 5 pm within the hammer throw.

McElroy // 400 // USATF U20 Out of doors Championships // Friday, 2:47 p.m. PT

McElroy, only a freshman, set the UC document (45.57) and received the American within the indoor and out of doors 400. He competed on the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon, advancing to the semifinals and ending nineteenth total. He has the highest time of any participant within the U20 400 area.

The primary spherical of the 400m will probably be on Friday at 2:47 pm with the ultimate scheduled for 4:25 pm on Saturday.

Collins // Lengthy Bounce // USATF U20 Out of doors Championships // Friday, 3:30 p.m. PT

Collins’s finest leap is 6.10m (20-00.25) when she received the Tennessee Relays in 2022. She certified for the NCAA Championships East Preliminary Spherical. She ranks seventh within the area.

The lengthy bounce last is scheduled for 3:30 pm on Friday.

Marable // Triple Bounce // USATF Out of doors Championships // Saturday, 12:30 p.m. PT

Marable captured the 2022 American championship within the triple bounce with a leap of 13.12 meters (43-00.5). She has a personal-best mark of 13.19m (43-03.25), which ranks Twelfth-best within the area.

Kinley // Excessive Bounce // USATF U20 Out of doors Championships // Saturday, 4:15 p.m. PT
Kinley received the American Indoor Monitor & Area Championships within the excessive bounce in 2022 and has a personal-best leap of 1.78 m (5-09.25). She ranks sixth within the area.

The ladies’s excessive bounce last is scheduled for 4:15 pm on Saturday.

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