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Competitive action heats up in Texas & Arizona this weekend

Ellie Spain

Ellie Spain

ALTIS Director of Education

This weekend’s competitive stage is set with today’s action kicking off for our throwers at the University of Arizona – with Vikas Gowda and Rachel Longfors competing in the Discus, while Rashad Williams contests the Shot Put at the Tucson Elite Throws Meet. Closer to home, the action heats up for our Pole Vaulters with Vera Schmitz, Khyati Vakharia and Tobias Scherbarth looking to post strong marks at the Sky Invitational at Grand Canyon University.


Tucson Elite Throws Meet
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

4:00PM- Men’s Discus
Vikas Gowda (India)

5:30PM- Women’s Discus
Rachel Longfors (USA)

8:30PM- Men’s Shot Put
Rashad Williams (USA)

Live results for this meet can be found here.

Sky Invitational
Grand Canyon University, Glendale, AZ

4:30PM- Women’s Pole Vault
Vera Schmitz (USA)
Khyati Vakharia (India)

6:30PM- Men’s Pole Vault
Tobias Scherbarth (Germany)

Meanwhile, Friday saw Canada’s Christabel Nettey compete in the Long Jump, and our Korean hurdlers Taekyong Park, Byoungjun Kim and Hyelim Jung start in the sprint hurdles at the American Track League at Texas State. Full results and further information on the competition series can be found here.

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