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Bromell Wins 100-Meter Heat At IAAF World Junior Championships

Trayvon Bromell

Trayvon Bromell

July 22, 2014

THE RUNDOWN
EUGENE, Ore. -
To open his run at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Baylor track and field sprinter Trayvon Bromell turned in the fastest 100-meter qualifying time of 10.13 on Tuesday at Hayward Field.

Bromell ran out of lane three in the sixth of seven heats. He had the top reaction time on the day (0.115) and then cruised to the win in his heat to earn a spot in Wednesday's semifinals.  Bromell's time was the eighth-fastest in school history and his eighth-best of the season.

TOP QUOTE #1
"It was a great opener today for Trayvon. He had a good start and then cruised in to be in the top three of his heat. He represented Baylor and the USA well today. I am looking forward to the semifinal tomorrow night."- associate coach Michael Ford on Bromell's run

STAT OF THE DAY
51 - the number of athletes in the 100-meter heats on Tuesday. Bromell was one of only three to break 10.3 seconds and the only one under 10.2.

WHAT'S NEXT

Bromell will run in the semifinals of the 100-meter dash at 6:20 p.m. (8:20 p.m. CT) with hopes of qualifying for the finals at 8:55 p.m. (10:55 p.m. CT) on Wednesday. TJ Holmes will start his World Junior Championships run by taking part in the 400-meter prelims at 12:10 p.m. (2:10 p.m. CT) on Wednesday.

To stay current on all things Baylor Track, follow the team on Twitter: @BaylorTrack.

COMPLETE TUESDAY BAYLOR RESULTS
100 Meters - Prelims
Men
1. Trayvon Bromell (FR) - 10.13Q (eighth-fastest in school history)

Follow the official Twitter account of the team: @BaylorTrack for an inside look with results, photos and stories.


 

 

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