EUGENE, Ore. (6/20/21) – The road to the 2020 Summer Olympics ended Sunday night at Hayward Field for a pair of Arkansas State track and field alumni.
Sharika Nelvis and Jaylen Bacon ended their Olympic runs in the semifinals in the 100m hurdles and 100m, respectively. Nelvis ran a season-best 12.81, placing seventh in her heat on Sunday. Bacon also placed second in his 100m heat with a time of 10.17.
All-American Bennett Pascoe competes Monday night in the first round of the 3000m steeplechase, with start time set for 6:29 p.m. CT.
Fans can watch all the action from Eugene live on NBC and NBC Sports Network. A full listing can be found at USATF.org.
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