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2009 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships – Day 4

Monday, June 29th, 2009

On the final day of competition at the 2009 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, 2008 Olympian Nick Symmonds continued his dominance of the 800 meters at Hayward Field. For his efforts, Symmonds was named the Visa Athlete of the Meet.

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For his dramatic win over Khadevis Robinson in the Men's 800 meter run, Nick Symmonds was named Visa Athlete of the Meet

Dawn Harper, the 2008 Olympic Gold medalist in the 100 meter hurdles, won her first national championship in 12.36 seconds (wind aided), the fourth-fastest time ever by an American under any conditions.

Dawn Harper won the 100 meter hurdles final in 12.36 seconds

2009 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships – Day 1

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

After thrilling the Track Town USA crowd last year in the Olympic Trials with her desperate race against both the clock and her competitors on the track, Amy Yoder Begley returned to Eugene, Oregon and rocked the house. Yoder Begley captured her first USA championship in the 10,000 meter run with an inspired stretch run, to defeat 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Shalane Flanagan and set a new Hayward Field record.

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Amy Yoder Begley set a new Hayward Field record for 10,000 meters.

In the men’s 10,000 meter final, local favorite Galen Rupp captured the title in his last appearance in an Oregon Ducks uniform.

Galen Rupp was victorious in his last appearance in an Oregon Ducks uniform