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11 Noles Set to Compete at World Championships

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – 11 Noles are prepared to compete at the World Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Action begins Friday, July 15 and runs through Sunday, July 24 with NBC, CNBC, USA Network and Peacock TV providing all the action. The Noles will be represented in eight different countries at this year’s championships with several of them looking for a podium finish.


Athlete (Years at FSU) – Country – Event

Marvin Bracy (2013) – USA – 100m Dash 

When (All times eastern):

Heats – Friday, July 15 – 9:50 p.m. – USA Network

Semifinals – Saturday, July 16 – 9 p.m. – NBC 

Finals – Saturday, July 16 – 10:50 p.m. – NBC

Outlook: Bracy finished second at the USATF Championships in the 100m dash, equaling his personal best time of 9.85. Bracy comes into the World Championships tied for the third-best time in the field. Bracy competed for the Noles in 2013 and was the ACC 60m champion as well as competing for the Seminole football team during his time in Tallahassee. Bracy competed in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in the 100m dash where he finished 14th.

Kevin Borlee (2009-10) – Belgium – 400m Dash; 4x400m Relay


4x400m Relay

Heats – Friday, July 15 – 2:45 p.m.

Finals – Friday, July 15 – 10:50 p.m. – USA Network

400m Dash

Heats – Sunday, July 17 – 2:05 p.m. – NBC

Semifinal – Wednesday, July 20 – 10:15 p.m. – USA Network

Final – Friday, July 22 – 10:35 p.m. – USA Network

Outlook: A four-time Olympic qualifier for Belgium, Borlee is looking to make a splash at this year’s World Championships in both the 400m dash and the 4x400m relay. Borlee helped the Belgium 4x400m relay team to a gold medal at the World Indoor Championships earlier this year. Borlee competed for the Seminoles during the 2009 and 2010 seasons and picked up four All-America honors during his time in Tallahassee. 

Andrew Coscoran (2015-16) – Ireland – 1500m Run


Heats – Saturday, July 16  –  9:30 p.m. 

Semifinals – Sunday, July 17 – 10 p.m.

Finals – Tuesday, July 19 – 10:30 p.m. (Tape delay on USA Network at 11:30 p.m.)

Outlook: The 2020 Olympian is looking to take the podium for the first time at a world championship race in the 1500m run. The former Seminole has ran 3:36.54 in the event this year. Coscoran will be representing his home country of Ireland at this year’s World Championships. 

Trey Cunningham (2018-22) – USA – 110m Hurdles


Heats – Saturday, July 16 – 2:25 p.m. – CNBC

Semifinal – Sunday, July 17 – 8:05 p.m. – CNBC

Final – Sunday, July 17 – 10:30 p.m. – NBC 

Outlook: In his first time wearing the red, white and blue, Trey Cunningham has a chance to put himself in the conversation as one of the greatest hurdlers in world history. Cunningham will be facing the 2020 Olympic champion, the No. 2 performer in world history and the No. 3 performer in world history. Cunningham’s season-best time of 13.00 is the second-fastest time in the world this year. Cunningham will be looking to become the first Seminole athlete to win a gold medal at a World Championship. 

Rachel Dincoff (Volunteer Coach) – USA – Discus


First Round – Monday, July 18 – 8:10 p.m. 

Finals – Wednesday, July 20 – 9:30 p.m.

Outlook: In her first World Championship, Rachel Dincoff has a chance to secure a spot in the discus. A volunteer coach for the Noles and a prodigy of throws’ coach Doug Reynolds, Dincoff is seeded fifth in the field. She finished third at the USATF Championships with a throw of 62.14m. Dincoff also qualified for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. 

Linden Hall (2011-15) – Australia – 1500m Run


Heats – Friday, July 15 – 9:10 p.m.

Semifinal – Saturday, July 16 – 10:05 p.m.

Final – Monday, July 18 – 10:50 p.m. – (Tape delay on USA Network at 11:30 p.m.)

Outlook: A two-time Olympian returns to the world stage in the 1500m run. Hall finished sixth in the event at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Hall competed for the Seminoles from 2011-15 and picked up four All-America honors while she was in Tallahassee. 

Meme Jean (2016) – Haiti – 100m Hurdles


Heats – Saturday, July 23 – 2:20 p.m. – NBC

Semifinal – Sunday, July 24 – 8:05 p.m. – CNBC

Final – Sunday, July 24 – 10 p.m. – NBC

Outlook: A participant at the 2016 Olympics, Jean comes into this year’s championships with a time of 12.81. In her one year at Florida State, Jean picked up an ACC title in the 60m hurdles. She is also third-fastest performer in school history in the 60m hurdles. 

Edidiong Odiong (2020-22) – Bahrain – 100m dash, 200m dash


100m Dash

Heats – Saturday, July 16 – 8:10 p.m. – CNBC

Semifinals – Sunday, July 17 – 8:33 p.m. – CNBC

Final – Sunday, July 17 – 10:50 p.m. – NBC

200m Dash

Heats – Monday, July 18 – 9 p.m. 

Semifinal – Tuesday, July 19 – 9:50 p.m. 

Final – Thursday, July 21 – 10:35 p.m. – USA Network

Outlook: One of the greatest sprinters in ACC history takes her talents on the world stage once again for the country of Bahrain. Odiong is coming off a terrific outdoor season where she took home ACC titles in both the 100m dash, 200m dash and the 4x100m relay. Odiong helped the 4x100m relay to a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships as well as finishing seventh in the 200m dash. Odiong broke the ACC record in the 100m dash (11.05) and also helped the 4x100m relay team to an ACC record at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. 

Adriaan Wildschutt (2020-Present) – South Africa – 5000m run


Heats – Thursday, July 21 – 9:10 p.m.  

Final – Sunday, July 24 – 9:05 p.m. – NBC

Outlook: One of the greatest distance runners in school history is looking to continue to build momentum on the world stage. Wildschutt finished seventh in the 10,000m run at the NCAA Outdoor Championships and he was the runner-up in the 5000m run at the ACC Outdoor Championships. Wildschutt ran the second-fastest time in NCAA history in the indoor 5000m run at 13:09.30. Wildschutt’s best outdoor time came at the ACC Championships where he ran 13.28.03/

Kimberly Williams (2008-11) – Jamaica – Triple Jump


First Round – Saturday, July 16 – 1:30 p.m. 

Final – Monday, July 18 – 9:20 p.m.

Outlook: One of the most decorated female athletes in FSU history is hoping to capture that first gold medal on the world stage. Williams has picked up a silver medal and two bronze medals at previous World Championships. The five-time NCAA champion is seeded fourth in the event with a season-best mark of 14.62m 

Anne Zagre (2013-14) – Belgium – 100m Hurdles


Heats – Saturday, July 23 – 2:20 p.m. – NBC

Semifinal – Sunday, July 24 – 8:05 p.m. – CNBC

Final – Sunday, July 24 – 10 p.m. – NBC

Outlook: Zagre has competed in the last three Olympics for the Belgian National Team in the 110m hurdles. She finished 16th at the Tokyo Olympics in the event with a time of 12.78. She also finished 14th at the World Indoor Championships in the 60m Hurdles. Zagre will be looking to final at a world championship for the first time in her career. 


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