We have selected our first All-Pro Track & Field team. The team is compromised of which athletes exemplified excellence in each event. Another way we made the selections was, if there was one race/event for a gold medal which athlete would we have selected to compete for us.
2017 All-Pro Track & Field Women’s Team
100 Meters- Tori Bowie(USA)- Won the World Championship in a star filled final in London. Season Best 10.85 in 2017.
200 Meters- Daphne Schippers(Netherlands)- 200 meter World champion, ran a season best 22.05 in 2017.
400 Meters- Shaunae Miller-Uibo(Bahamas)- Won the 2017 Diamond League 400 meter title. Ran world lead 49.46 in 2017.
800 Meters- Caster Semenya(South Africa)- 800 Meter World Champion; Ran two fastest 800 meter times in 2017.
1500 Meters-Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon(Kenya)- 1500 meter 2017 World champion; Had 2 top times in the world.
Steeplechase- Emma Coburn(USA)- 2017 World champion, ran 9:02.58 season best in 2017.
5K-Hellen Onsando Obiri (Kenya)- 5k World champion in 2017, she also ran the top 2 fastest times in the event this season.
10K-Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia)-Ran World lead 30:16.32 to win the 2017 World title.
100 Hurdles- Kendra Harrison(USA)- Ran World lead 12.28 in 2017, also ran the 3 of the 4 fastest times in 2017.
400 Hurdles- Kori Carter (USA)- Ran third fastest time in the world this season 52.96. Won the World title in London.
Long Jump- Brittney Reese(USA)-Add another World Title to the impressive resume’, also had world lead 7.13 meters.
Triple Jump- Yulimar Rojas(Venezuela)- 2017 Triple Jump World champion, she jumped the second best jump in the world in London 14.91, and also had the world lead 14.96.
High Jump-Maria Lasitskene- Dominance, had the top 7 best performances in the high jump in 2017.
Discus- Sandra Perkovic (Croatia)-2017 Discus World champion & 2017 Diamond league champion. Had the top 5 best performances in Discus this season.
Shot Put-Lijiao Gong (China)-2017 Shot Put World champion, held the world lead 20.11 for the 2017 season.
Javelin-Barbora Špotáková (Czech Republic)- 2017 World champion in Javelin, held the #2 best throw in 2017 of 68.26.
Pole Vault- Ekateríni Stefanídi (Greece)- She held the top 3 marks of the 2017 season in the Pole Vault. She also won the World Championship in London.
Hammer Throw- Anita Włodarczyk (Poland)- The top 9 throws for 2017 were held by Anita, while doing this she won the World title in the event.