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• WR Holder Kendra Harrison Wins Her First US Title

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World record holder over 100m hurdles Kendra Harrison claimed her first USA track and field title on Sunday in Albuquerque, NM.

The 24-year-old,Kendra Harrison, who clocked a sensational 12.20 seconds on July, 2016 to set new 100m world record, managed to overcome a slow start to win her first 60m hurdles national title in 7.81 seconds. 

The men's  word record holder in the men's 110m hurdles Aries Merritt returned to win his first US national after overcoming kidney transplant in 2015.  Merritt clocked his seasons best time indoors in 60m hurdles of 7.51 second to beat Aleec Harris and Jaret Eaton into second and thord respectively. 

Another highlights of the 3 day of USA indoor championships include Ajee Wilson's win in the 600m with a blazing time of 1;23.84. Eric Sowinski claimed the men's 600m title in 1:15.07.

Ronie Baker the world season leader claimed the men's 60m dash in a storming 6.45 second new world lead. World indoor champion Vashti Cunningham cleared 1.95m for the win in the women's high jump, while Sandi Morris went over 4.70m to win the women's pole vault. 

On Saturday the 19-year-old Noah Lyle clocked 31.87 to beat Wallace Spearmon's world 300m indoor record by 0.01 seconds. Rio Olympics bronze medalist Sam Kendricks cleared 5.85 to claim the US indoor title.

See full USA track and field results here.




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