One of the fastest women to run the 400 meters, Sanya Richards-Ross has joined the stacked fields of the American Track League meet in Atlanta, GA on June 4th. Like most, Sanya Richards-Ross is in preparations for the Olympic Trials and excited to add a stateside meet to her schedule. Renowned for her accomplishments in the 400m with 5 Olympic medals and 9 World Championship medals, Sanya will be working on speed work as she opts to race the 100m and 200m.
Richards-Ross will go head to head in the 100m with the fastest girl in the world, Candace Hill who will be debuting in her first meet as a professional athlete. Hill became the first high school woman to break the 11-second barrier with a 10.98 second time in the 100m. Hill has a personal best of 22.43 in the 200 meters and may compete in that event as well.
Huge names like Francena McCorory, Shalonda Solomon, Kimberly Duncan, and Bianca Knight have confirmed their participation in the women’s 200m as well.
This entertainment driven meet will kick off at 4pm ET with doors opening at 3pm. Live broadcast on ESPN will start at 5pm until 7pm. The event location is the Lakewood Stadium 70 Claire Drive, Atlanta, GA 30315. Tickets can be purchased in advance on www.americantrackleague.com or at the gate. Ticket options include VIP ALL Access passes, in-field access and finish-line seating ranging from $15-$50. For more information follow the American Track League on Facebook & Twitter @AmericanTrackLeague.