Arkansas alums Tina Šutej and Sandi Morris finished second and third in the pole vault at the Diamond League Final, collecting $12,000 and $7,000 in prize money, respectively, during the 2023 Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field on Saturday afternoon.
The Diamond League season concludes this weekend at Hayward Field as the Prefontaine Classic serves as the Diamond League Final on Saturday and Sunday.Start Lists
Lawrence “Boogie” Johnson has been named women’s assistant coach for the Razorbacks track and field program as Chris Johnson begins his first season as women’s head coach with the program.
Arkansas completed the final day of the World Athletics Championships with a sweep of relay medals at the National Athletics Center on Sunday evening.
Arkansas displayed its prowess in relays as Razorback sprinters raced on four different 4 x 400m relays during Saturday prelims with three advancing to the final on Sunday evening at the National Athletics Center.
A pair of World Championships hurdle finals held Thursday evening at the National Athletics Center produced a silver medal for American Shamier Little in the 400m hurdles while Jamaican Ackera Nugent placed fifth in the 100m hurdles.
Razorback hurdler Ackera Nugent advanced to the 100m hurdles final in the World Athletics Championships while alum Tina Šutej placed fourth in the pole vault final at the National Athletics Center on Wednesday evening.