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Published: 02/27/2013
USATF Communications Manager Jared Slinde 701-721-1768

Track stars set for USATF Press Conference, Friday, March 1

London Olympic gold medalist and American record holder Jenn Suhr, London Olympic bronze medalist Janay DeLoach, world champion Bershawn Jackson and American record holder Eric Sowinski will all be a part of USA Track & Field’s press conference Friday, March 1, beginning at 10 a.m. (Mountain Time) in the Sage Room of the Hyatt Regency in downtown Albuquerque.

The athletes will discuss their participation in the 2013 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships, which begin Friday and run through Sunday at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The third stop on the USATF Championship Series, the meet will be broadcast live on Universal Sports on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. (Eastern Time) and on Sunday on the NBC Sports Network from 4-6 p.m. (Eastern Time).

With the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau, the New Mexico Sports Authority, University of New Mexico, the city of Albuquerque and USATF New Mexico all as official hosts, this is the fourth consecutive year the Albuquerque Convention Center has hosted the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships.

For more information the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships and complete athlete bios, visit and

USATF Press Conference in advance of the 2013 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships

Jenn Suhr (2012 Olympic gold medalist in the pole vault; American indoor and outdoor record holder; six-time USA Indoor champion)
Janay DeLoach (2012 Olympic long jump bronze medalist and World Indoor silver medalist; two-time USA Indoor champion)
Bershawn Jackson (2005 World Outdoor gold medalist and 2008 Olympic bronze medalist)
Eric Sowinski (indoor 600m American record holder)

Sage Room in the Hyatt Regency (downtown Albuquerque)

10 a.m. (Mountain Time), Friday, March 1
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