USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships 2022: Day 1 live updates, results, Oregon athletes to watch

USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships 2022: Day 1 live updates, results, Oregon athletes to watch.

USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships 2022, Day 1, results, Oregon athletes

The track is seen at the Pac-12 track & field championships on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Hayward Field in Eugene. Photo by Howard Lao for The Oregonian/OregonLiveHoward Lao for The Oregonian/OregonLive

EUGENE — The 2022 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships are underway at Hayward Field for a four-day run to determine which athletes will represent Team USA at next month’s World Athletics Championships, also in Eugene.

The action on Thursday includes event finals in the women’s hammer, women’s long jump and men’s discus. There also will be plenty of events on the track, with heats in races ranging from the 100 meters to the 3,000-meter steeplechase.

Results: The heat winners are Derek Holdsworth (1:47.14), Donavan Brazier (1:46.49), Isaiah Harris (1:47.10) and Bryce Hoppel (1:48.12). Other qualifiers for Friday’s semifinals: Erik Sowinski, Clayton Murphy, Cade Flatt, Isaiah Jewett, Jonah Koech, Vincent Crisp, Brandon Miller, Baylor Franklin, Crayton Carrozza, Brannon Kidder, Jason Gomez, Sean Dolan.

Results: Athing Mu blew away the field in her heat, then eased up coming down the stretch to win in 2:01.24. Sage Hurta won heat 2 in 2:00..86, with Raevyn Rogers second in 2:01.10 and Sabrina Southerland third in 2:01.28. Ajee Wilson took heat 3 in 2:00.37. Allie Wilson won the final heat in 2:01.95. Other qualifiers for Friday’s semifinals: Nia Akins, Brooke Feldmeier, Olivia Baker, Charlene Lipsey, Kristie Schoffield, Sammy Watson, Hanna Green, Anna Camp-Bennett, Emily Richards, Angel Piccirillo.

Results: Sydney McLaughlin easily won her heat, crossing in 54.11. Ashley Spencer is second in 55.79, followed by Kaila Barber in 56.00. Masai Russell took the second heat in 56.51. Shamier Little (55.50) won the third heat, while Britton Wilson (55.79) won the final heat. Other qualifiers for Friday’s semifinals: Cassandra Tate, Shannon Meisberger, Lauren Hoffman, Anna Cockrell, Deshae Wise, Bianca Stubler, Deonca Bookman, Vanessa Watson, Jessica Wright, Shani’a Bellamy.

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