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Olympic 1500m Bronze Medalist Nick Willis Set for Reebok Indoor Games

 

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Olympic stars set for Reebok Boston Indoor Games


BOSTON (Dec. 10, 2008) ‰ÛÒ Beijing medalists Steve Hooker, Jenn Stuczynski

and
Nick Willis
will be among the headliners at the 2009 Reebok Boston
Indoor

Games on Feb. 7, organizers announced
today. Tickets for the 14th annual

Olympic-style
event are on sale now at  www.BostonIndoorGames.com or

by
calling 1-877-TIX-TRAC.

 

Hooker
was victorious in one of the most-exciting contests of the 2008 Olympics,

winning
the men‰Ûªs pole vault on his third and last attempt after repeatedly bouncing

back from
the brink of elimination. After securing the gold medal, the daring

Australian
went on to break the Olympic Record for the event. This will be Hooker‰Ûªs

second
appearance at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games, following a win in
2007.

 

Stuczynski,
who won the Olympic silver medal in the women‰Ûªs pole vault, is also

the 2008
World Indoor Championships silver medalist and outdoor American

Record-holder.
She is the #2 vaulter of all-time, a six-time US Champion, and

defending
Reebok Boston Indoor Games champion.

 

Willis
became the first New Zealand track athlete in 32 years to bring home an

Olympic
medal when he won bronze at 1500 meters in Beijing. The 2006 Commonwealth

Games
champion and national record-holder at 1500 meters, Willis also broke the New

Zealand
indoor mark and NCAA record for 3000 meters here in 2004 while competing

for the
University of Michigan.

 

Since
the Reebok Boston Indoor Games began in 1996, more than 100 Olympic and

World
Championship medalists have competed in the event, which has also played

host to
six World Records and nine American Records. Sponsored by Reebok

International
Ltd
., with its
world headquarters in Canton, Mass., the event is owned

and
produced by Global Athletics & Marketing, Inc., an athlete-representation and

events
firm based in Boston. More athletes for the 2009 event will be announced soon.

The 14th-annual Reebok Boston Indoor Games, the second stop in USA Track
& Field‰Ûªs

Visa
Championship Series, begins at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 7 at the Reggie Lewis Track
and

Athletic
Center at Roxbury Community College, 1350 Tremont St. Information is now

available
on-line at www.BostonIndoorGames.com, and
tickets are available on-line or

by
calling 1-877-TIX-TRAC.

 

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