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Track and Field Readies for Historic Meeting with Yale, Oxford and Cambridge

Photo by Svenne Juul
Photo by Svenne Juul

CAMBRIDGE, U.K.  – Harvard track and field readies for the culmination of its summer trip to Europe to compete against Yale, Oxford and Cambridge universities in the United Kingdom on Saturday (June 29). The event celebrates the 125th anniversary of the meeting between the four track and field programs. The Crimson and Bulldogs are coming off meetings with the University of Birmingham and the University of Limerick earlier in the week.

For the Harvard women against Limerick, Brooke Starn finished with a time of 4:36.06 in the 1500m, a personal best that earned her second place. Ngozi Musa placed second in the 100m. To read a blog of her experiences in Europe, click here.

The Harvard men put up a number of strong performances, especially in the field events. Donagh Mahon captured the high jump (1.95m), Erick Duffy won the pole vault (4.85m), Kyle Murphy earned top marks in the triple jump (14.41m) and 2019 Outdoor All American Sam Welsh was victorious in the discus throw (54.63m).

On-track events begin at 11:15 am local time (6:15 am ET) with the running of the 10,000m, and will conclude at approximately 3:45 pm local time (10:45 am ET). A full schedule of events can be found here.

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