With August coming to a close, the 2021 outdoor season also officially comes to an end. Here are the final outdoor national performance lists of the year.
About Bob Gourley
Bob Gourley has served as the throwing coach at Barrington High School in Rhode Island for the past three decades. He is also one of the top hammer throw statisticians in America and has published weekly national performance lists for more than 25 years.
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Just as the season comes to an end Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan (Woonsocket, RI) took over the national high school lead with the collegiate 16-pound hammer, highlighting this week’s national performance lists.
As the summer seasons nears its end, there were few changes at the top of this week’s national performance lists. However some new athletes make debut on this list this week.
Andrew Harmon (North Kingstown, RI) was the top mover on this week’s national performance list. His late season improvement propels him into the nation’s top 10 on the boy’s list.
An improvement by Olivia Campbell (Pittsfield, IL) secured her position inside the nation’s top 10 and made her the top mover on this week’s national performance lists.
As we enter the last month of the summer season, a few more improvements showed up on this week’s national performance list.
Senior Collin Burkhart (Nazareth Area, Nazareth, PA) added four feet to his best on Sunday to became the fourth thrower this year to break 230 feet and lead the improvements on this week’s national performance list.
A small improvement by Rachel Neaves (Deer Creek, Edmond, OK) strengthened her position in the top ten and made her the top improver on this week’s national performance list.
With the season’s biggest event now behind us, this week’s national performance list was quiet and had few changes at the top.
Results from last week’s The Outdoor Nationals in Eugene shook up the national performance lists this week. With his come from behind win John Fay (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) took over the national lead, with Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan (Woonsocket, RI) following right behind in second position. They represented two of the five improvements among the nation’s top 10 throwers. The girl’s list also had three improvements in the top 10, including changes in second and third position, led by Sophia Gallucci (Coventry, RI).