Palacios breaks U.S. record at Masters Championships in Iowa

7/15/2019
 
Indiana results scoreboard

On Sunday the USATF Masters Outdoor Championships concluded in Ames, Iowa. Indiana members won 7 national titles and a total of 17 championship medals (for their top three finishes).
 
The highlight of the meet for the Indiana members was the U.S. record set by Antonio Palacios in the men's 50-54 long jump. He leaped 6.49m (21-03½) to break his own record by just .25 inches.
 
Of note, four the of the sevent national titles were won by Indiana pole vaulters as pole vaulters won a total of nine of the 17 medals for the Hoosiers.
 
Earning two championship medals each were Chet Clodfelter and Damon Clements.
 
The Indiana medalists were:
GOLD
º Antonio Palacios (Bloomington) M50-54 Long Jump
º Brenda Babits (Fort Wayne / Vault High Athletics) W55-59 Pole Vault
º Chet Clodfelter (Roachdale) M55-59 Pole Vault
º Scott Johnson (Culver) M40-44 Pole Vault
º Dick Kochert (Remington) M70-74 Pole Vault
º Cathy Mayfield (Indianapolis) W65-69 10 km Race Walk
º Matthew McCubbins (South Bend) M45-49 High Jump
 
SILVER
º Paul Babits (Fort Wayne) M55-59 Pole Vault
º Gary Hunter Hunter (Fort Wayne) M60-64 Pole Vault
º Roger Malone (Carmel) M50-54 400m Hurdles
 
BRONZE
º Chris Buckler (Connersville) M40-44 Hammer Throw
º Damon Clements (Crawfordsville) M60-64 5000m RW 
º Damon Clements (Crawfordsville) M60-64 10 km RW
º Chet Clodfelter Roachdale) 55-59 Triple Jump
º Kenneth Drollinger (Covington) M60-64 Pole Vault
º Karen Rieger (Indianapolis) 55-59 Pole Vault
º Andy Schloot (Indianapolis) 50-54 Javelin Throw
 
Click here to see the all the Indiana performances.
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