Incoming Razorback freshman Jaydon Hibbert of Jamaica broke the World U20 Championship triple jump record on his first attempt leap of 56 feet, 8 inches (17.27) in the final and captured the gold medal with a two-foot improvement to his previous career best.
Arkansas alum LaQuan Nairn claimed the first long jump gold medal for the Bahamas in the Commonwealth Games history of the event at Alexander Stadium on Thursday with a leap of 26 feet, 6.25 inches.
Making her debut at the Commonwealth Games, Arkansas alum Dominique Scott finished seventh in the 10,000m final. At the World U20 Championships, incoming Razorback freshman Grant Williams raced in the first round of the 400m hurdles and advanced to the semifinal.
Two Razorbacks were in action at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday as the first track and field session started at Alexander Stadium. Arkansas alum LaQuan Nairn and incoming transfer Rojé Stona both advanced to the final of their respective events.
A pair of summer international meets will involve a trio of Razorbacks competing at the World U20 Championships in Cali, Colombia, while six athletes with ties to the Arkansas program are competing in the Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham, England.U20s Schedule & Results Commonwealth Schedule & Results
The final day of the World Athletics Championships at Hayward Field featured a relay gold medal for Britton Wilson while Ayden Owen-Delerme placed fourth in the decathlon with a national record.