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(USATF)- INDIANAPOLIS -- Ramona Pagel (Los Angeles, California) set an American record in the women’s shot put on May 8, 1988 and was voted by fans as winner of the seventh USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award. In the absence of competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 8, 2020 – Beginning Monday, May 11, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will present 11 weeks of 2019 World Championships Week coverage, reliving some of the most unforgettable moments from 2019 World Championships, covering a multitude of Olympic and Paralympic sports.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Suzy Powell (Modesto, California) set an American record in the women’s discus throw on April 14, 2007 and was voted by fans as winner of the fourth USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award. In the absence of competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Dawn Ellerbe (Northridge, California) set an American record in the women’s hammer throw on April 29, 2000 and was voted by fans as winner of the sixth USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award. In the absence of competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

“When you see marathon people training and you see the results, you don't know what's inside those results,” runner Eliud Kipchoge says. “Many things are going on behind the scenes. Don't miss the training in the morning and the evening, because the body is counting.”



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