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Shaheed named Athlete of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS – Longtime masters standout Nolan Shaheed of Pasadena, Calif.,has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete
of the Week after setting a masters world indoor mile record Saturday
at the Hartshorne Memorial Miles at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.

 

Shaheed
ran in the men’s 50-59 mile race where he finished eighth, but his time
of 4:57.06 is a new world indoor record in the M60-64 age group.
Shaheed’s performance bettered the old mark of 5:01.76 set by American
Dan Conway in 1999. Shaheed’s new indoor record is faster than the
listed American outdoor record of 4:58.2 by James Sutton from 1991.

Also
known for making beautiful music off the track, Shaheed served as
musical director for all-time Motown great Marvin Gaye from 1974-1976,
and through the years has performed with such luminaries as Stevie
Wonder, Diana Ross, Phil Collins, Anita Baker and Natalie Cole. Shaheed
served as the lead trumpet player with the Count Basie Orchestra from
1976-1979, and also performed with the Duke Ellington and Lionel
Hampton Orchestras.
 Shaheed has been one
of the top studio musicians in Los Angeles since 1974, and is in great
demand on the Jazz scene. He currently owns a recording studio and is a
music producer.

Now
in its ninth year, USATF’s Athlete of the Week program is designed to
recognize outstanding performers at all levels of the sport. USATF
names a new honoree each week and features the athlete on the USATF
website. Selections are based on top performances and results from the
previous week.

Winners: January 13, Jen Clayton; January 20, Shalane Flanagan; January 27, Nolan Shaheed.

BEST MARKS WEEK ENDING JANUARY 24

MEN

55 – 6.23 Teddy Williams (Texas-San Antonio) – Lubbock, TX 1/23
60 – 6.59 Ivory Williams (Nike) – Ames, IA 1/23
200 – 20.86 Zeus Bailey (Nike) – Albuquerque, NM 1/23
300 – 32.32 Torrin Lawrence (Georgia) – Blacksburg, VA 1/22
400 – 46.53 James Davis (Phenetix) – Albuquerque, NM 1/23
800 – 1:49.68 Donte Holmes (Delaware State) – New York, NY 1/22
Mile – 4:01.57 Alex McClary (unat) – Fayetteville, AR 1/23
3000 – 7:52.45 Jordan Horn (McMillan Elite) – Bloomington, IN 1/22
60H – 7.66 Jerome Miller (unat) – Fayetteville, AR 1/23
HJ – 2.30/7-6.5 Dusty Jonas (Nike) – Hustopece, CZE 1/23
PV – 5.40/17-8.5 Mark Hollis (unat) – Allendale, MI 1/22
LJ – 8.00/26-3 Zedric Thomas (LSU) – Baton Rouge, LA 1/22
TJ – 16.99/55-9 Walter Davis (unat) – Fayetteville, AR 1/23
SP – 21.32/69-11.5 Christian Cantwell (Nike) – Nordhausen, GER 1/22
WT – 23.36/76-7.75 Cory Martin (Nike) – Bloomington, IN 1/23
Hept – 5527 Cory Holman (Georgia) – Fayetteville, AR 1/23

WOMEN

60 – 7.28 Shalonda Solomon (Reebok) – Fayetteville, AR 1/23
200 – 23.21 Porscha Lucas (Texas A&M) – College Station, TX 1/23
400 – 52.27 Jessica Beard (Texas A&M) – College Station, TX 1/23
800 – 2:04.00 Phoebe Wright (Tennessee) – Blacksburg, VA 1/23
Mile – 4:28.92 Erin Donohue (Nike) – New York, NY 1/23
3000 – 9:16.33ot Lisa Koll (Iowa State) – Ames, IA 1/23
60H – 8.04 Queen Harrison (Virginia Tech) – Blacksburg, VA 1/22
HJ – 1.92/6-3.5 Chaunte Howard (Nike) – Hustopece, CZE 1/23
PV – 4.40/14-5.25 Lacy Janson (Nike) – Blacksburg, VA 1/23 & April Steiner (adidas) – Fayetteville, AR 1/23
LJ – 6.42/21-0.75 Hyleas Fountain (Nike) – Bloomington, IN 1/23 & Brittany Reese (Nike) – Fayetteville, AR 1/23
TJ – 13.78/45-2.5 Toni Smith (Oklahoma Elite) – Fayetteville, AR 1/23
SP – 16.68/54-8.75 Jere Summers (Louisville) – Notre Dame, IN 1/23
WT – 23.42/76-10 Amber Campbell (Nike) – Chapel Hill, NC 1/23
Pent – 3994 Abbie Norton (unat) – Bloomington, IN 1/23

 

About USA Track & Field
 
USA
Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and
field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States.
USATF encompasses the world’s oldest organized sports, some of the
most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and
junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult
runners in the United States.
 
For more information on USATF, visit
www.usatf.org
 

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