Winkler and McClain win World Youth Trials

Rudy Winkler (Averill Park, NY) and Cara McClain (John C. Kimball, Tracy, CA) won at the 2011 World Youth Track and Field Trials. Both throwers also set meet records, McClain throwing 49.47m (162-04) and Winkler tossing the international 5-kilogram hammer a personal best distance of 70.98m (232-10). The top two finishers in both the boys and girls competitions have met the qualifying standards for the World Youth Championships, which take place from July 6th to 10th in Lille, France. However, only Winkler was picked to be part of the 40-person U.S. team that will be competing at the meet.

2011 World Youth Track & Field Trials
June 28 - June 29, 2011
Doug Shaw Stadium - Myrtle Beach, SC

Hammer Throw Girls
 World Youth: w 47.08m  6/30/2009   Karen Henning, Unattached
    Name                    Year Team                    Seed     Finals
  1 McClain, Cara                unattached            50.43m     49.47mw    162-04
      45.49m  FOUL  46.42m  46.75m  49.47m  FOUL
  2 Veatch, Ashlen               unattached            49.02m     49.18mw    161-04
      43.38m  43.63m  48.81m  47.99m  48.65m  49.18m
  3 Owers, Torie                 Throw1deep Club       47.03m     46.96m     154-01
      45.79m  FOUL  FOUL  FOUL  46.96m  45.39m
  4 Phillips, Monica             Throw1deep Club       50.50m     45.87m     150-06
      FOUL  43.65m  45.52m  FOUL  43.62m  45.87m
  5 Wilder, Sidnie               unattached            40.39m     44.47m     145-11
      43.98m  43.12m  44.47m  44.20m  43.87m  43.18m
  6 Story, Avana                 Throw1deep Club       46.19m     43.68m     143-04
      FOUL  40.41m  43.51m  40.91m  FOUL  43.68m
  7 Dagrin, Ann                  unattached            40.84m     41.91m     137-06
      38.89m  40.74m  39.53m  39.37m  41.38m  41.91m
  8 Hardin, Josette              Throw1deep Club       40.95m     40.83m     133-11
      38.40m  FOUL  FOUL  38.26m  36.73m  40.83m
  9 Sudzius, Amber               Steel Throwers Club   37.41m     37.23m     122-02
      FOUL  37.23m  37.02m
 10 Leppelmeier, Becca           unattached            36.90m     37.17m     121-11
      37.17m  FOUL  FOUL
 -- Borriello, Danielle          unattached            39.11m        DNS
 -- Ordaz, Dorienne              unattached            41.47m        DNS
 Hammer Throw Boys
 World Youth: w 68.18m  6/30/2009   Alec Faldermeyer, Unattached
    Name                    Year Team                    Seed     Finals
  1 Winkler, Rudy                unattached            70.30m     70.98mw    232-10
      68.00m  70.64m  70.98m  FOUL  FOUL  69.35m
  2 Velez, Joe                   unattached            62.48m     65.01m     213-03
      61.80m  64.47m  65.01m  63.83m  FOUL  FOUL
  3 Horace, Reuben               unattached            59.00m     57.08m     187-03
      54.72m  57.08m  55.32m  FOUL  FOUL  FOUL
  4 Brown, Cameron               Steel Throwers Club   54.20m     55.01m     180-06
      50.07m  55.01m  51.19m  51.90m  FOUL  52.42m
  5 Carroll, Landon              Throw1deep Club       52.25m     50.39m     165-04
      FOUL  48.02m  49.54m  49.17m  50.39m  FOUL
  6 Palazzo, Robert              unattached            53.94m     46.14m     151-04
      42.18m  FOUL  46.14m  FOUL  42.21m  40.71m
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