Antoinette Cobb Advances at USATF Championships, to Run on ESPN Saturday

June 25, 2010


DES MOINES, Iowa - Antoinette Cobb and Quanisha Sales both advanced out of the opening rounds in their respective events at the USA Track & Field Championships in Des Moines Friday. Cobb continues her run the 100m hurdles on Saturday at 12:15 p.m. CT on ESPN.

Antoinette Cobb, recipient of the 22nd Annual Honda Inspiration Award, advanced out of the opening round in the 100m hurdles after running 13.62 to qualify for the semifinals. She will compete Saturday at 12:15 p.m. CT in a televised race on ESPN in the semifinals as one of 16 athletes still alive. Of the 16 athletes advancing to the semifinal round, eight of them currently compete at the professional level in track.

Sales ran 24.43 to advance to the finals in the 200m dash in the juniors competition but sustained an injury in the finals and was unable to finish.

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