Bernard Lagat and Georganne Moline are headed to the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia.
Lagat, an Arizona volunteer assistant coach, won the mens 5,000-meter race at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, with a time of 14:56.16. Now 38 years old, Lagat claimed his fifth USA Championship in the event.
Moline, who recently graduated from UA, finished second in the 400-meter hurdles, running the second-fastest time of her career (53.88) to gain the runner-up spot. For finishing second, Moline qualified for the World Championships.
Moline still holds the No. 3 time in the world at 53.72, her personal best. Moline also earned runner-up finishes at the 2013 Pac-12 Championships and the 2013 NCAA Championships in the 400-meter hurdles.
"Im feeling excellent," Arizona head coach and Moline personal coach Fred Harvey said in a statement. "We got a couple more on the team (for the World Championships) today, so Im very happy about that.
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