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Hall leads Heptathlon field at 2023 USATF Outdoor Championships

Anna Hall, Annie Kunz, and Taliyah Brooks headline the 2023 USATF Outdoor Championships Heptathlon field. Anna Hall will be targeting 7000 points!

Ato Stephens

Anna Hall of the USA at the Hypo Meeting in Gotzis
Anna Hall of the USA at the Hypo Meeting in Gotzis

World bronze medalist Anna Hall, Olympian Annie Kunz, and former Pentathlon NCAA Indoor champion Taliyah Brooks will be among the notable contestants participating in the highly anticipated women’s Heptathlon at the upcoming 2023 USATF Outdoor Championships. You can watch live streaming coverage on USATF.TV.

The event is set to take place next week at the prestigious Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, from Thursday, 6 July through Friday, 7 July. – Read more: Anna Hall moves to No. 5 all-time with 6988pts to win 2023 Götzis Hypomeeting

Anna Hall, who clinched the third spot at the World Championships last year, will enter this year’s USATF Outdoor Championships as the defending champion. Her remarkable performance in the previous edition earned her the coveted title.

Moreover, Hall currently holds the status of the world leader in the Heptathlon event. She achieved this feat by amassing an impressive personal best of 6,988 points at the World Athletics Combined Events Tour Gold series Hypo Meeting, which took place in Götzis in May.

Joining the star-studded lineup is Taliyah Brooks, who boasts a personal best score of 6,330 points and will be aiming to make her first world championship team. Annie Kunz, who finished in sixth-place at the Tokyo Olympics, shares the same personal best score as Brooks, with both tallying their respective marks this season.

In addition to these prominent athletes, the women’s Heptathlon field at the USATF Outdoor Championships will feature the likes of Erica Bougard, Allie Jones, Jadin O’Brien, and Erin Marsh. The presence of these talented competitors ensures that the competition will be fierce and captivating.

2023 USATF Outdoor Championships – Complete Entry List

Anna Halladidas6,988qualifieddeclared
Taliyah BrooksASICS6,330qualifieddeclared
Annie KunzChula Vista Elite6,330qualifieddeclared
Erica BougardNIKE / New York Athletic Club (NYAC)6,247qualifieddeclared
Chari HawkinsOn6,243qualifieddeclared
Allie JonesUniversity of Southern California6,234qualifieddeclared
Shaina Burns6,130qualifieddeclared
Michelle Atherley5,959accepteddeclared
Erin Marsh5,946accepteddeclared
Jadin O’BrienUniversity of Notre Dame5,942accepteddeclared
Cheyenne WilliamsonSaginaw Valley State University5,861accepteddeclared
Hope Bender5,837accepteddeclared
Lexie KellerColorado State University5,834accepteddeclared
Avery G McMullenUniversity of Colorado, Boulder5,831accepteddeclared
Jordan GrayMultiStars Inc.5,742accepteddeclared
Melanie Winters5,727accepteddeclared
Tionna TobiasUniversity of Iowa5,640not qualifiednot accepted
Destiny MastersWichita State University5,557not qualifiedscratched
Melanie Welsing5,634not qualified
Caroline LewisUniversity of Notre Dame5,594not qualified
Katie EidemElite Sports & Fitness Academy5,561not qualified

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Ato Stephens

Ato Stephens is a former Trinidad and Tobago 400 metres specialist, who is a two-time CAC Championships Silver medalist, NCAA Indoor champion and Olympian.

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