POSTED: Sunday August 16th 2009

Giving Tyson his due

2009 IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships

 Tyson Gay’s second-place, American-record run in the men’s
100m final in Berlin was a performance of which all fans of track and
field should be proud. Jill Geer’s latest Off the Record blog, “Thank
you, Tyson Gay,” puts Sunday night’s race in historical context and
lauds a performance that was nearly impossible, but which Gay made
real. To read the blog, visit

 About USA Track & Field


USA Track
& Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field,
long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF
encompasses the world’s oldest organized sports, some of the
most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and
junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult
runners in the United States.

For more information on USATF, visit

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Name: Jill Geer
Organization: US Track and Field
Phone: +1.(317) 713-4654

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