BLACKSBURG – On Wednesday morning, 13 Hokies confirmed their alternatives to the USA Observe & Discipline (USATF) Olympic Workforce Trials. 5 present athletes, six alumni, and two assistant coaches certified to the meet and can compete among the many nation’s finest athletes for an opportunity on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Rachel Baxter – Pole Vault
Cole Beck – 100 Meters
Chauncey Chambers – Triple Leap
Essence Henderson – Shot Put, Discus Throw
Fitsum Seyoum – 3000m Steeplechase
Vincent Ciattei ’18 – 1500 Meters
Queen Harrison-Claye ’10 – 100m Hurdles
Hanna Inexperienced ’17 – 800 Meters
Drew Piazza ’17 – 800 Meters
Jordan Roach ’16 – Discus
Deakin Volz ’19 – Pole Vault
Willy Fink – 5,000 Meters
Bridget Man – Pole Vault
OLYMPIC TRIALS INFORMATION
The USATF Olympic Workforce Trials run from June 18 till June 27 on the College of Oregon’s Hayward Discipline in Eugene. With a purpose to guide a ticket to Tokyo as a part of the USATF group, an athlete should end within the high three and obtain the Olympic normal of their occasion. The ten-day meet will likely be broadcast on NBC’s networks as a part of its Olympic protection.
Tech legend Queen Harrison-Claye brings earlier Olympic expertise to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Workforce Trials, having competed on the 2008 Beijing Olympics within the 400m hurdles.