As the countdown begins to the Olympic Track & Field Competition, Liberians are tuning in closer to the London Olympic Games. The Athletics(Track & Field) Event is Liberia’s strongest event, at each Olympic Game. The FOUR,National Record Holding, Athletes who are scheduled to compete for the next TWO WEEKS are gearing up to light the track on fire. Let’s take a closer look at how they hold up.
PHOBAY KUTU AKOI-Women’s 100m *2 National Records
National Record(s): Outdoor-100m 11:52(-2.6m/s); 4x400m relay 3:33.24
RAASIN MCINTOSH-Women’s 400m Hurdles *1 National Record
National Record(s):Outdoor-4x400m relay 3:33.24
KOU LUOGON- Women’s 400m Hurdles*4 National Records
National Record(s):Outdoor-400m hurdles 55:55; 4x400m relay 3:33.24; Indoor- 200m 24.30; 400m 52.92 OT
JANGY ADDY-Men’s Decathlon*5 National Records
National Record(s):Outdoor- Pole Vault 4.40m; Shot Put 16.86m; Discus Throw 47.08m; Javelin 57.10m; Decathlon 8025pts
You can follow these athletes as they compete against the rest of the world and fight to accomplish their personal best at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Click on the 2012 Liberian Olympic Team menu to get competition dates and results. Leave a comment of SUPPORT for your favorite 2012 Liberian Olympic Team Athletes.
*Note:Liberian Athletes can be followed year round at the Liberian International Athletic Foundation’s Webpage. Click Here to view.