Fifth Olympics | Athletics-Bromell Clinches Men’s 100m: On Sunday, he won the men’s 100-meter dash at the United States Olympic trials, becoming the first American to do it. Trayvon Bromell continued his stellar year by clinching his ticket to the Olympic Games in Tokyo simultaneously. As Allyson Felix qualified for her sixth consecutive trip to the Games in Athens, Greece.
Fifth Olympics | Athletics-Bromell Clinches Men’s 100m
World’s Number One Bromell
After a devastating injury at the Rio Games that put his entire career in peril. The world’s number one Bromell arrived in Eugene, Oregon. This week with high expectations. He did not disappoint, scorching the track in 9.80 seconds five years after sustaining the injury.
“God exists – that’s the only answer I have,” Bromell told a television reporter after the race. Aside from that, the event was held within the recently refurbished Hayward Field stadium. Two competitors, Ronnie Baker (27 years old) and Fred Kerley (26 years old), set new personal best times in the competition and finished in second and third place, respectively, with personal best times of 9.85 and 9.86 seconds.
The trio will attempt to replace the vacuum left by Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who retired in 2017 after eight Olympic gold medals. And a worldwide reputation as the world’s most recognized and famous athlete.
Most Decorated Female
Justin Gatlin, 39, had a terrible evening as he failed to qualify for his fourth Olympic Games due to calf problems. He finished last in the men’s 100m dash. And for Noah Lyles, who came in ninth and will now focus on the 200m, who is 23 years old and competes in his first track meet. Earlier this year, he competed in and won the World Championship in the sport of boxing.
Felix placed second in the 400 meters at the United States trials in 50.02 seconds to earn a ticket in the Summer Games, extending her illustrious career. Also which has already yielded nine Olympic medals, to an unprecedented level. When Felix took to the track with her 2-1/2-year-old daughter, Camryn, in the stands, she demonstrated why she is the most decorated female track athlete in American history, exploding from the blocks and fending off an overawed competition.
It’s taken a lot of effort, and one thing I’m good at is fighting,” Felix said after the race. That was an incredible pleasure to be able to do complete their fifth one.” While still trailing by 50 meters going into the final 50 yards. Also, she kicked into high speed and fought her way to the finish line before lying onto her back and pumping her legs in the air to celebrate her victory.
The 2019 World Championships
At the 2019 World Championships, Felix earned her 13th gold medal, a World Championship record. She will join Tokyo by Quanera Hayes, who won the event in 49.78 seconds, and Madeline Jonathas, who finished third in 50.03. Immediately following the race, Hayes’ daughter and Felix’s son walked onto the track. So where they exchanged a quick embrace alongside their “super mothers,” as Hayes called it.
Moreover, American record holder Keturah Orji had 14.52 meters of lead in the triple jump. By comparison, the 2016 Rudy Winkler from Olympia threw 82.71 meters and the American record for his second consecutive year in the U.S. trial, winning the U.S. Gold Medal.
A time of 9:21.32 put Emma Coburn in the 3000-meter steeplechase, where she finished third in 2016. Coburn qualified for Thursday’s final after posting the fastest time in the opening round.
And in the 100m hurdles, 2016 gold medallist Brianna McNeal finished second in 12.51 seconds. However, her participation in the Tokyo Olympics is contingent on the outcome of her appeal against a five-year suspension for violating an anti-doping regulation.