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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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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Deep field expected at Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Higher purses have helped the Drake Relays attract some of its deepest fields in recent years. This year's meet in the Iowa capital will feature many of the world's best athletes. Stars like LaShawn Merritt, Javier Culson, Dawn Harper-Nelson and hometown favorite Lolo Jones will headline the field for the 106th annual meet, which begins in earnest Thursday...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Drake Relays to add women's 800 race

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The Drake Relays is adding a women's 800-meter race to this year's meet. Officials announced Tuesday that they've lined up eight of the top 10 800-meter runners in the U.S. The field will include Ajee Wilson and Brenda Martinez, the second and third-ranked 800 runners in the world. Meet officials also say that the world's top-ranked 110-meter hurdler, Pascal...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

David Rushida finishes 3rd in 800m at Weltklasse

ZURICH (AP) World record holder and Olympic gold medalist David Rushida could only finish third in the 800 meters at the Weltklasse meeting in Zurich, behind Botswana's Nijel Amos and Ayanleh Souleiman of Djibouti. Amos, who beat Rushida to gold at the Commonwealth Games last month, won the Diamond League event in 1 minute, 43.77 seconds. Souleiman finished in 1:43.93, edging out...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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