United States going for everything at World Athletics Championships
USATF take 151 stars to the Eugene World Championships, including Sydney McLaughlin, Ryan Crouser, Noah Lyles, Christian Coleman and Allyson Felix.
On Wednesday, the United States Athletics Federation presented its powerful list to fight for everything at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene (Oregon), where it wants to demonstrate once again why it is the great world power of track and field and also do it in front of a home crowd on the emblematic stage of Hayward Field.
Who’s in the US athletics team?
USATF will attend the largest event in world athletics with an impressive participation of up to 151 athletes, including 29 Olympic medalists and nine current world champions in their respective disciplines.
The United States starts as the clear favorite to win the title in events such as the:
Other great stars of the American team, in addition to the aforementioned Crouser, McLaughlin and Lyles, will be Donovan Brazier (800 meters), Nia Ali (women’s 100 meters hurdles), Grant Holloway (men’s 110 meter hurdles), DeAnna Price (hammer throw), Christian Taylor (triple jump).
And let’s not forget sprinter Christian Coleman, who could not compete in the Tokyo Games after his doping sanction; and the legendary Allyson Felix, who will feature in her last major competition as a professional.