Various Stat Notes From Olympic Trials Sunday
(by K. Ken Nakamura)
4.60 is the lowest winning height ever at WPV in US Olympic Trials.
Previous lowest winning height at WPV in US Olympic Trials was 4.63 by S Dragila in 2000.
The winning margin of 5cm is the smallest ever in WPV at US Olympic Trials.
Previous min was 20cm in 2000 & 2004
Jenn Suhr became the second two time champion at WPV in USOT;
first was Dragila who won in 2000 & 2004
Hoffa made the Olympic team for third consecutive time at SP,
matching the feat by Nelson, Feurbach, G Wood and P O'Brien.
Parry O'Brien has made four Olympic Team at SP from 1952 to 1964.
22m is the third longest SP in the US Olympic Trials,
trailing only 22.12 by Nelson and 22.10 by Hoffa himself.
44.12 is the second slowest winning time at 400m in USOT in the last 24 years.
44.80 at 400m is the slowest time to make the Olympic team since 1984.
Merritt became the third man (after Whitfield and MJohnson) to win 400m twice at USOT
65.18 is the third longest WDT in the Olympic Trials.
It is also the second longest DT in Eugene by American.
For the record fourth time, both Aretha Thurmond and Suzy Powell
finished in the top 3 at WDT in the US Olympic Trials.
49.28 ties US Olympic Trials record at W400m.
Sanya Richards-Ross made record tying (with Jearl Miles-Clark)
third Olympic team at W400m.
So did DeeDee Trotter, as Athletics Weekly pointed out.
49.28 is the fastest time ever recorded in Eugene.
Previous best in Eugene was 49.34 by Guevara in 2003
49.28 is also the second fastest time in June after her (Sanya's) own 49.27 in 2006
Gatlin ran second fastest (non-wind assisted ) 100m time in US OT.
The fastest is 9.77 by Gay four years ago in quarter final.
9.86 by Gay is the fastest (non-wind assisted) losing time ever at 100m in USOT
0.01 difference between 3rd and 4th ties smallest difference in the USOT.