USATF switches ends for sprints due to headwinds
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Tyson Gay ran a bit scared at U.S. championships.
Not from the competition, but what awaited him at the end of the track -- a cushioned mat to keep him from running into a wall.
USA Track and Field figured it had found a wind-win situation for the strong breezes inside Drake Stadium- change the direction for all sprint events starting Friday.
But the decision met with some mixed reviews. Some runners didn't mind the fact that instead of bursting from the ...
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