Inspiring Athletes

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The Inspirational Sports Report: Allyson Felix and Jesse Williams among USTAF winners

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Felix and Williams win at U.S. Track & Field Championships; Simpson also qualifies for World team

At the U.S. Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., this weekend, Allyson Felix won the women’s 400-meter race and Jesse Williams won the men’s high jump. Also qualifying for the World Championships team was Jenny Simpson who placed second in the 1500-meter run.

Beijing Summer Olympics decathlon gold medalist Brian Clay had to pull out of the event after spraining his calf during the 110-meter hurdles but will likely petition for a spot on the World Championships team.

To hear more from these exceptional athletes and the faith that drives them to excellence, click on their names above. The World Track & Field Championships take place in Daegu, South Korea from August 27th through September 4th.



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