Eugene, Ore. – Four athletes with ties to the Florida State track and field program will be representing the United States at the 2022 World Athletics Championships after qualifying at the USA Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field this past weekend.
Trey Cunningham, Rachel Dincoff, and Marvin Bracy will don the Red, White, and Blue back at Hayward Field July 15-24, while Curtis Williams will head to the World Junior Championships from Aug. 1-6 in Cali, Colombia.
Fresh off his NCAA title, Cunningham cruised through qualifying of the Men’s 110m Hurdles, winning heat two at 13.13. He faster in the semifinals, securing the second seed for the final at 13.09. Cunningham ran a 13.08 in the final, winning silver by one one-hundredth of a second.
Dincoff won the bronze medal in Discus, punching her ticket to the World Championships after throwing 62.14 on her third attempt.
Bracy ran a personal best of 9.85 for silver after placing third in semis at 9.86. A 2016 Olympian for the United States, Bracy will be competing in his first Outdoor World Championships after winning silver in the 60m Dash at the World Indoor Championships in March of this year.
Williams took silver at the USATF U20 Track and Field Championships in the Long Jump at 7.73 on his first attempt.
Jeremiah Davis also landed on the podium, winning bronze behind a mark of 8.11 in the Long Jump. Isaac Grimes (2020-22) followed in sixth place at 8.00 on his fifth attempt and Jacore Irving (2018-22) was 18th at 7.33.
In the Women’s Triple Jump final, Imani Oliver, who is a volunteer coach, jumped 13.45 on her fifth attempt for fifth place.
Don’dre Swint advanced to the semifinals of the Men’s 100m Dash after clocking a 10.32 in the heats. Swint finished 15th at 10.17. Jo’Vaughn Martin clocked 10.36 for 21st.
DaeQwan Butler placed 26th in the Men’s 400m Dash at 47.03 and Kasey Knevelbaard (2019-21) was 30th in the Men’s 1,500m Run at 3:43.88.