World Express Athletic Management announces that four of it’s athletes will be competing in the 10th IAAF World T&F Championships scheduled for August 6 -14th in Helsinki Finland. Rachelle Boone-Smith and Joel Brown will be representing the United States in the women’s 200m, 4x100m relay and men’s 110m hurdles. Moise Joseph will represent his native land of Haiti competing in the men’s 800m run and Puerto Rican native David Freeman will be competing in the 1500m run.
Rachelle Boone-Smith produced career breakthrough performances at this weekend’s U.S. T&F Championships. In the semifinals of the 100m event, Smith ran :11.02w and later placed 4th in the final to earn a spot on the 4x100m relay team. Later that weekend, Smith booked her ticket to Finland by barely losing to Olympian Alyson Felix in the 200m event. Her time of :22.22 ranks 2nd in the world only to Felix’s winning time. Joel Brown placed 4th in the fastest men’s 110m hurdle race in U.S. history. His time of :13.28 is a career best and ranks him 8th in the world.
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