Doha Champions Welcomed Home At Oregon21 Kickoff Event

Michael Cherry (4×4, left) and Christian Coleman (100, right) were among the Doha gold medalists who surveyed
the still under construction all-new Hayward Field, site of the next Worlds.
(courtesy Oregon21)

EUGENE, OREGON (Oct. 10, 2019) – ​Oregon21​ LLC​, ​USA Track & Field (USATF), ​Travel Oregon and the University of Oregon ​teamed up to host the official kickoff event for the World Athletics Championships Oregon 21 today at the University of Oregon campus. The event welcomed back Team USATF athletes just returning from this year’s World Championships in Doha, Qatar, which concluded on Sunday, Oct. 6, with Team USATF athletes and teams winning an astounding 14 gold medals, and 29 medals overall. The Team USATF gold medal tally matched the highest ever for an American team. Read the full release here.

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