2017 Men’s All-Pro Track & Field Team Selections
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 Men’s Team
100 Meters- Christian Coleman(USA)- Held World lead 9.82 in the 100 meter dash, won 2 silver medals at the World championships (100M, 4x100M)
200 Meters- -Wayde Van Niekerk (South Africa)- His 19.84 was the #2 200 meter dash time in the World. He took home the silver medal in the 200 meter dash at the World championships.
400 Meters- Wayde Van Niekerk (South Africa)- Ran World lead 43.62 in 2017. Won the World title in the 400 meter dash.
800 Meters- Nijel Amos(Botswana)-Took home the 2017 Diamond league 800 meter title, also ran #2 800 meter time in 2017.
1500 Meters-Elijah Motonei Manangoi (Kenya)- His 3:28.80 was the world lead, He took home the World championship in the 1500 Meters.
Steeplechase-Conseslus Kipruto (Kenya)- The 2017 Steeplechase World champion ran the #2 and #3 times in the event in 2017.
5K-Muktar Edris (Ethiopia)- Ran the World Lead in the 5k, Also won the 2017 World title.
10K-Mo Farah(Great Britain)-Legendary!! Ran the World lead at the World championships to win the 2017 World title.
100 Hurdles- Omar Mcleod(Jamaica)- He held the top 3 times in the 110 hurdles for the 2017 season. Won the gold medal at the 2017 World championships.
400 Hurdles-Kyron McMaster (IVB)-The 2017 Diamond league 400 hurdles champion also ran the world lead 47.80 in 2017.
Long Jump- Luvo Manyonga (South Africa)-2017 Long Jump World champion, 2017 Diamond league Long jump champion, 2017 World lead holder….Triple crown
Triple Jump- Christian Taylor (USA)- 2017 Triple Jump World champion, 2017 Diamond league champion, 2017 World lead holder….Triple crown
High Jump-Mutaz Essa Barshim (Qatar)-2017 High Jump World champion, 2017 Diamond league High jump champion, 2017 World lead holder….Triple crown
Discus- Andrius Gudžius (Lithuania)- He won Gold in the Discus at the World championships, and also won the 2017 Diamond league title. His 69.21 was #2 in the World for 2017.
Shot Put- Joe Kovacs (USA)- He took home the silver medal at the world championships, he also had the #2 throw of the 2017 season of 22.57.
Javelin- Johannes Vetter (Germany)- He won gold at the World championships in the javelin, and he had the world leading mark of 94.94 in 2017.
Pole Vault- Sam Kendricks (USA)- He had the top 3 jumps in 2017, and dominated the event with winning the 2017 World title & 2017 Diamond League title.
Hammer Throw-Pawel Fajdek (Poland)- In 2017 he held the top 10 throws in the event, and took home gold at the World championships in the event.