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2009 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships – Day 2

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Carmelita Jeter, the 2007 World Outdoor Championships bronze medalist, was declared the winner of the Visa Women’s 100 meters by one-1,000th of a second in a photo finish with 2008 Olympic Trials champion Muna Lee, on Day 2 of the 2009 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

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Carmelita Jeter was declared the winner of the 100 meters by one-1,000th of a second over Muna Lee

The men’s 100 meters was also a close duel. 2009 USA Indoor 60m champion and two-time NAIA outdoor sprint champion Michael Rodgers held off Beijing Olympic finalist Darvis “Doc” Patton by one-100th of a second, in a wind-aided 9.91 seconds.

Michael Rodgers won the 100 meters in 9.91 seconds

2007 World Outdoor Championships fourth-place finisher and 2008 Olympic Games finalist Matt Tegenkamp won his first USA Outdoor title and led an Oregon Track Club sweep of the men’s 5,000 meters over teammates Chris Solinsky and Evan Jager.

Matt Tegenkamp led an Oregon sweep of the men's 5,000 meters

2008 Olympian Kara Goucher, who already qualified for the World Championships team in the marathon, claimed her second consecutive national title at 5,000 meters. Goucher is expected to only compete in the marathon in Berlin.

For the second year in a row, Kara Goucher won the national title at 5,000 meters over Jen Rhines