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Kirani James shatters Drake record in 400

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) It's still very early in the outdoor season - and the conditions were miserable Friday at the Drake Relays. That just made Kirani James' performance in the 400 meters all the more special. James shattered the meet record set in 1996 by American star Michael Johnson on a cold and windy night, finishing in 44.22 seconds. It wasn't that far off the 43.94 that...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ziemek wins decathlon to Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Zack Ziemek's goal is to make the U.S. world championships team for the first time this summer. He got off to a strong start in Iowa. The redshirt senior from the University of Wisconsin opened his season by winning the decathlon Thursday at the Drake Relays with 7,964 points - the second-highest total in the world this season. Ziemek, who competed unattached...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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