Ajeé Wilson 113th NYRR Millrose Games at The Armory
Ajeé Wilson 113th NYRR Millrose Games at The Armory

The Dr. Sander Invitational at Armory was a thrilling event that saw some of the world’s top athletes competing for top honors. In this article, we’ll look at the event’s highlights, including the impressive performances from Alicia Monson, Katelyn Tuohy, and Ajee Wilson.

Alicia Monson Shines with Top World Lead and Personal Best

Alicia Monson was the star of the show at the Dr. Sander Invitational, setting a top world lead and personal best time of 4:23.55 in the mile race. Her split in the 1500m was also a world lead with a time of 4:06.38.

Katelyn Tuohy Sets US College Record and Italian Record

Katelyn Tuohy had an impressive showing at the Dr. Sander Invitational, setting a personal best time of 4:06:49 in the 1500m race. She also set a US college record with a time of 4:24.26. Italian record holder Sintayehu Vissa also had a strong performance, finishing the race with a time of 4:28.71.

Ajee Wilson Dominates the 1000m Race

Ajee Wilson was a force to be reckoned with in the 1000m race, crossing the finish line with a time of 2:35.97. She bested runners Sage Hurta-Klecker (2:36.37 PB) and Wilma Nielsen (2:38.95 PB) from Sweden.

Ajeé Wilson 113th NYRR Millrose Games at The Armory
Ajeé Wilson 113th NYRR Millrose Games at The Armory

Madison Boreman Sets Personal Best in the 3000m Race

Madison Boreman had a strong showing in the 3000m race, setting a personal best time of 8:50.89.

Youngstar Shawnti Jackson Shines in the 300m Race

Youngstar Shawnti Jackson continued to impress with another win in the 300m race, crossing the finish line with a time of 36.73.

Rhesa Foster Sets Personal Best in Long Jump

In the long jump event, Rhesa Foster set a personal best with a jump of 660.

Men’s Events Recap

In the men’s events, Ireland’s Luke McCann dominated the 1000m race with a time of 2:19.31. Drew Hunter set a personal best time of 3:55.57 in the mile race, and Moroccan runner Anass Essayi set a personal best time of 7:41.93 in the 3000m race. Will Williams had a strong showing in the long jump, finishing with a jump of 806, ahead of Marquis Dendy’s 798.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.

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