McGee selects Olympic Games for athletics in Florida

TOKYO – Gators Great Cory McGee (United States) finished 12th in the women’s 1,500-meter final on Friday morning. The Florida record holder clocked 4: 05.50 to close games for the Gators track team.

Florida track and field finished in Tokyo with two Olympic medals. Grant Holloway (USA) won silver in the 110-meter hurdles, while Taylor manson (United States) won bronze in the United States team’s mixed 4×400-meter relay team.

Florida’s track and field program boasts 25 all-time Olympic medals, including eight gold.

Other notable performances during included games Will be Clay‘s (USA) finished fourth in the triple jump and Joseph Fahnbulleh‘s (Liberia) was fifth in the 200 meters.

Full Tokyo 2020 Olympics results for Olympic track and field athletes can be found below.

All in all a track and field program – a record 14 present and past Gators have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.

TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES 2020 MEDALISTS

Grant Holloway (100m hurdles) – Silver
Taylor manson (4×400 Mixed Relay) – Bronze

TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES INFORMATION (Every hour is)

  • Results
  • Place: Olympic Stadium (Tokyo)
First day – Friday July 30 (* indicates the qualifying round; # indicates the semi-finals, all others are final)
Event Place. Athlete (Country) – Time / Mark | Remarks
800m (H) * 45. Andres Arroyo (Puerto Rico) – 1: 53.09
4×400 (Mixed) * 3. – Elijah Godwin, Lynna Irby, Taylor manson, Bryce Deadmon – 3: 11.39 |The team was initially disqualified due to an out-of-zone rally violation, but was reinstated and qualified for the final with an automatic qualification.
SP (W) * 22. Lloydricia Cameron – 17.43 meters (57 feet, 2.25 inches)
Day two – Saturday July 31 (* indicates the qualifying round; # indicates the semi-finals, all others are final)
Event Place. Athlete (Country) – Time / Mark | Remarks
4×400 (Mixed) 3. Taylor manson (via Team USA mixed 4×400) – 3: 10.22 | Olympic bronze medalist; did not make the finals, but helped the team advance to the finals and won a medal.
LJ (H) * 19. Marquis Dendy (United States) – 7.86 meters (25 feet, 9.25 inches) [+0.4]
3000 mSC (W) * 15. Genevieve LaCaze Gregson (Australia) – 9: 26.11 | Advanced to the final (time)
LJ (F) * 23. Yanis David (France) – 6.27 meters (20 feet, 7 inches) [-0.4]
Third day – Sunday August 1 (* indicates the qualifying round; # indicates the semi-finals, all others are final)
Event Place. Athlete (Country) – Time / Mark | Remarks
1,500 m (O) 16. Cory McGee (United States) – 4: 05.15 | Advanced to the final (time)
Day four – Monday August 2 (* indicates the qualifying round; # indicates the semi-finals, all others are final)
Event Place. Athlete (Country) – Time / Mark | Remarks
200m (H) * 12. Joseph Fahnbulleh (Liberia) – 20.46 [-0.7] | Advanced to semi-finals (automatic)
44. Hakim Sani Brown (Japan) – 21.41 [+0.9]
TJ (H) * 4. Will Claye (United States) – 16.91 meters (55 feet, 5.75 inches) | Advanced to the final
JT (F) * 20. Marija Vucenovic (Serbia) – 58.93 meters (193 feet, 4 inches)
Fifth day – Tuesday August 3 (morning session)
Event Place. Athlete (Country) – Time / Mark | Remarks
200m (H) # 4. Joseph Fahnbulleh (Liberia) – 19.99 [-0.4]| Advanced to final (automatic), Liberia national record
110mH (M) # 1. Grant Holloway (United States) – 13.13 [-0.1] | Advance to the final (automatic), best time in the semi-final
110mH (H) * 1. Grant Holloway (United States) – 13.02 [-0.1] | Advanced to semi-finals (automatic)
37. Eddie Lovett (Virgin Islands) – 14.17 [-0.2]
Sixth day – Wednesday August 4 (# indicates semi-finals, all others are final)
Event Place. Athlete (Country) – Event | Remarks
200m (H) 5. Joseph Fahnbulleh (Liberia) –19.98 | New Liberian national record
1,500 m (W) # 24. Cory McGee (US) – 4: 10,39 | Advance to the final by referee
110mH (M) 2. Grant Holloway (United States) – 09/13 | Olympic silver medalist
3000 mS (W) Genevieve LaCaze Gregson (Australia) – DNF | DNF due to injury
TJ (H) 4.Will Claye (United States) – 17.44 meters (57 feet, 2.75 inches) [+0.4]
Seventh day – Thursday August 5 (* indicates the qualifying round; # indicates the semi-finals, all others are final)
Event Place. Athlete (Country) – Time / Mark | Remarks
4×400 (L) * Doneisha Anderson (Bahamas) – DNS
Day 8 – Friday August 6 (* indicates the qualifying round; # indicates the semi-finals, all others are final)
Event Place. Athlete (Country) – Time / Mark | Remarks
1,500 m (O) 12. Cory McGee (United States) – 4: 05.50

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