14-Year-Old Breaks Record in 800m for Age Group

Photo Credit: flotrack.org Brandon Miller, a 14-year-old from Canada, ran a 1:51.23 800m today, breaking a world record for his age group. He won the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Houston Texas. The prior record was set last September by Jakob Ingebrigsten, who posted a time of 1:52.60. Miller’s opening 400m was 56.41, then negative splitting, going 54.82 in his last lap, even with no competition. With that … Continue reading 14-Year-Old Breaks Record in 800m for Age Group

Predicting Sprint, Middle, and Long Distance Men’s Track Winners

Photo Credit : newswire.com With the Olympics right around the corner, I will try to predict the winners of each race and why I think they will win. This year’s Olympics could be the most challenging one ever with the amount of talent. From young to old anyone can win. Starting with the 100m, I have Jamaican runner Usain Bolt edging out American runner Justin Gatlin. … Continue reading Predicting Sprint, Middle, and Long Distance Men’s Track Winners

Usain Bolt’s Last Olympics

Photo Credit: edition.cnn.com Usain Bolt, the 29-year-old and 6 time Gold medalist from Jamaica, is ready to compete in his last Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil after competing in his 1st Olympics at Athens in 2004 at the age of 17. The world’s fastest human to walk the Earth had a minor set back during the Jamaican Olympic Trials.  He suffered a hamstring … Continue reading Usain Bolt’s Last Olympics