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1999 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

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Main stadium  Hayward Field
Events  36
1999 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
Host city  Eugene, Oregon, United States

The 1999 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships took place between June 24–27 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The competition acted as a way of selecting the United States team for the 1999 World Championships in Athletics in Seville, Spain August 20–29 later that year.

Byes

American athletes with byes to the 1999 Championships as 1997 Champions:

  • Maurice Greene 100 meters and he repeated as 1999 World Champion
  • Michael Johnson 400 meters and he repeated as 1999 World Champion
  • Allen Johnson 110 meters hurdles Because Johnson competed and was in a qualifying position, 4th place Duane Ross was selected to the World Championships where he won a bronze medal
  • John Godina Shot put Because Godina competed and was in a qualifying position, 4th place Andy Bloom was selected to the World Championships
  • Marion Jones 100 meters and she repeated as 1999 World Champion. Unlike her Olympic medals the following year, this result has not been disqualified due to her admission of taking performance enhancing drugs, part of the BALCO scandal
  • References

    1999 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Wikipedia


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