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Wisconsin USATF Masters Report

8/9/2019
 
Wisconsin USATF Masters Report
The National Masters Indoor Heptathlon Championships were held at Carthage College on January 26. This meet brings in athletes from all over the US.
The Wisconsin Masters Indoor Championships were held at Carthage College on Feb.3. Entries
have stayed pretty much the same the last few years.
The Midwest Regional Indoor Championships were held on February 16 at the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio. This is the 2nd year in a row at this site. I don’t think anyone from Wisconsin attended the meet. Midwest Coordinator - Robert Thomas – hopes to find a site that more centrally located in the future.
The National Indoor Masters Championships were held in Winston-Salem, NC. There were over
1100 men & women entered in the meet. Bill Janikowski (85) finished first in the Pentathlon & the 60 m. Hurdles.Stan Druckery finished first in the 60 m. Hurdles (70).
The Outdoor season started with the Midwest Regional Meet held on June 8 at Olivet College in
Olivet, Michigan.
The Wisconsin Association meet was held on Sunday, June 16 at Carroll University. The throwing events continue to have a large contingent of athletes.
The National Meet was held July 18 – 22 in Ames, Iowa. Over 900 men & women were entered. This meet stayed on scheduled all four days despite temperatures in the mid 90’s. Bill Janikowski (85) won 10 National Titles. Also set an American Record in the 200 m. hurdles. Matt DeWitt (35) finished first in the 5K racewalk & 3 rd in the 3K Steeplechase. He did this in a 2 hour period of time. Mike DeWitt (65) was 2nd in the 5K Racewalk. Stan Druckery finished 3rd in the 80 m. Hurdles & 4th in the300 m. hurdles.
The NCCWMA International Meet was held on July 25 – 29 in Toronto, Canada. Our own Bill
Janikowski was the most decorated athlete of the meet winning 9 individual gold medals.
Upcoming International Meet sites include:
2020 – World Outdoor – July 20 – Aug. 1, Toronto, Canada
2021 – World Indoor – April 6 – 13, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2021 – NCCWMA – TBA – Spokane, Washington
2022 – Outdoor – August 17 – 27, Gothenburg, Sweden


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