Ohio Track and Field completed a solid first day of competition at the 25th annual Jesse Owens Track Classic on Friday, as five Bobcats earned top-15 finishes.
Green's win in steeplechase highlights first day of competition
Akron sophomore Joe McCoy shattered a 16-year-old school record in the steeplechase by four seconds, turning in a time of 9:02.42 at Ohio State's Jesse Owens...
Williams' win in 5000m, three meet records highlight day one
Purdue senior Sarah Klaczynski led the Purdue men's and women's track and field teams at the first day of the 25th-annual Jesse Owens Track Classic, hosted by Ohio State...
Zach Ornelas (3,000m steeplechase) and three pole vaulters -- Taylor Voice, Chris Baldwin and Austin DeWildt -- competed on day one of the OSU Jesse Owens Classic.
REAL TIME RESULTS/FINISHLINE PHOTOS
Athletes from all levels, including individuals from more than 35 colleges are scheduled to compete in the two-day event. Colleges will get the action underway on Friday, April 30th at 2:00pm with the Men's followed by Women's Hammer. The running events will open Friday also with the Women's Steeplechase at 8:00pm under the lights. Saturday's events will start at 11:00am.
Like the "J.O. Classics" of the past, the 2010 edition will serve as a stage for scholastic, collegiate and post-collegiate athletes to perform at their highest levels in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. In its history, the Jesse Owens Track Classic has served as a top venue for many future and former Olympians. Current and past record holders for the Jesse Owens Track Classic include Olympic medalists John Drummond, Michelle Finn, Allen Johnson, Edwin Moses, Dwight Stones and former Buckeyes Diane Dixon, Joe Greene and Butch Reynolds. Others of Olympic fame include Judi Brown, Roger Kingdom, Carl Lewis, Louise Ritter and Calvin Smith, as well as past OSU Olympians Mark Croghan and Stephanie Hightower.
Days: Friday, April 30th, 2:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, May 1, 11:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Venue: Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
Meet Information: OhioStateBuckeyes.com
Live Stats: www.finishtiming.com
Television: Big Ten Network (tape-delayed) -- Meet is scheduled to air: TBA Complete programming information can also be found at BigTenNetwork.com
EVENT ENTRY STANDARDS FOR JESSE OWENS TRACK CLASSIC
RUNNING EVENTS MEN WOMEN
100M 11.1 12.2
200M 22.5 25.2
400M 49.6 57.9
800M 1:54 2:18
1500M 4:00 4:45
Mile 4:16 5:01
110/100m hurdles 15.1 14.5
400m hurdles 56.4 1:04
3000m steeple chase 9:10 10:55
5000M 15:10 17:50
4 X 100 RELAY 42.1 47.8
4 X 400 RELAY 3:14 3:53
Long Jump 6.4m 21'0" 5.48m 18'0"
Triple Jump 13.7m 45'0" 11.58m 38'0"
Pole Vault 4.45m 14'7.25" 3.05m 10'0"
High Jump 1.92m 6'3.5" 1.60m 5'3"
Shot Put 17m 55'0" 13.4m 44'0"
Discus 52.7m 173'0" 43.58m 143'0"
Hammer 53.3m 175'0" 50.2m 165'0"
Javelin 54.8m 180'0" 36.5m 120'0"
MEET TIME SCHEDULE
2010 FINAL JESSE OWENS TRACK CLASSIC
As of April 28th
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