Altis athletes set to shine at UC Irvine

Aries Merritt
Ellie Spain

Ellie Spain

ALTIS Director of Education

Altis athletes including World Record Holder Aries Merritt head to California this weekend, to compete in the Adidas/Steve Scott Invitational at the UC Irvine-Anteater Stadium.

Saturday will see Merritt make his 2014 debut in the Men’s 110m Hurdles – in an international field also featuring Matthias Buehler from Germany, and Koreans Taekyong Park & Byoungjun Kim. Altis Sprints & Hurdles Coach – Andreas Behm said of the upcoming meet: “We are looking forward to getting the 2014 campaign underway and making adjustments in practice off of an actual race.”

The Men’s 400m includes University of Alabama graduate – Joel Lynch, whilst USA’s Lindsay Lindley and Korea’s Hyelim Jung will contest the Women’s 100m hurdles.

Meet schedule:

12:50PM Women’s 100 Meter Hurdles

Lindsay Lindley (USA)
Hyelim Jung (Korea)

1:10PM Men’s 110 Meter Hurdles

Aries Merritt (USA)
Matthias Buehler (Germany)
Taekyong Park (Korea)
Byoungjun Kim (Korea)

2:05PM Men’s 400 Meter Dash

Joel Lynch (Panama)

Further meet details can be found here.

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