Cougar Alumni Arnold Fourth at World Track Championships
Aug. 12, 2005
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Dominique Arnold, an All-American hurdler for Washington State University in the mid 1990s, took fourth place in the men's 110m high hurdles at the World Championships, Aug. 12, at Helsinki, Finland.
Arnold, the 1996 NCAA 110m hurdles champion, ran a time of 13.13 seconds in the finals Friday after clocking a prelim time of 13.96 and semifinal time of 13.39.
France's Ladji Doucouré won the gold medal with a time of 13.07 seconds. Xiang Liu, of China, took the silver medal in a time of 13.08 while Arnold's USA teammate, Allen Johnson, took the bronze medal with a time of 13.10.
Originally from Long Beach, Calif., Arnold now trains in Diamond Bar, Calif.. He ran a personal-best time of 13.01 seconds to finish second at the USATF Championships at Carson, Calif., last month.
Another former Cougar All-American, Ian Waltz, finished fifth in the discus at the World Championships. Anson Henry, a WSU All-American sprinter who competes for his native Canada, ran the third leg of the men's 4x100m relay Friday but the Canadian team's time of 38.67 seconds did not qualify for the final.
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