Anderson Fifth at USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
June 26, 2010
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Washington State's Jeshua Anderson finished fifth in the men's 400m hurdles final Saturday at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships being held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.
Anderson, a junior from Woodland Hills, Calif., ran a time of 49.14 seconds. Bershawn Jackson (Nike) won the final with a time of 47.32, and Johnny Dutch (South Carolina) placed second with a personal-record time of 47.63. Michael Tinsley (adidas) was third in 48.72 and Justin Gaymon (Nike) was fourth in a time of 48.85.
Trent Arrivey (senior, Woodinville, Wash.) is slated to high jump in the men's senior/open event Sunday at 10 a.m.
Anderson, 800m runner Anna Layman (junior, Spokane Valley)and javelin thrower Marissa Tschida (junior, Missoula, Mont.) have been selected to represent Team USA at the NACAC (North American, Central American, Caribbean) Under-23 Championships in Miramar, Fla., July 9-11. Anderson will compete in the 400m hurdles and be among the pool athletes for the men's 4x400m relay.
2010 USA Outdoor Track & Field ChampionshipsDrake Stadium, Des Moines, IowaJune 24-27
Men 400 Meter Hurdles Senior/Open World: W 46.78 8/6/1992
Kevin Young, USA
American: A 46.78 8/6/1992
Kevin Young, Foot Locker AC
1 Bershawn Jackson
47.32 2 Johnny Dutch
47.63 3 Michael Tinsley
48.72 4 Justin Gaymon
48.85 5 Jeshua Anderson
Washington State 49.14
6 LaRon Bennett
50.15 7 Adam Durham
50.47 8 David Aristil