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Posted: June 22, 2009  : Add to Mixx! Subscribe to stories like this

Athletics: Semick dominates to lead Team USA to Gold at 100k World Cup

INDIANAPOLIS - Kami Semick (Bend, Ore.) won the individual title Saturday at the IAU 100 km World Cup in Torhout, Belgium while leading the Team USA women to the team gold medal. Semick dominated the women's race, pulling away early to win by just over nine minutes, running 7 hours 37 minutes 24 seconds.

Team USA's Devon Crosby-Helms (Seattle, Wash.), and Meghan Arbogast (Corvallis, Ore.), finished fourth and fifth to lead Team USA to its second team victory.

Michael Wardian (Arlington, Va.) led the men's team, finishing sixth in 6:53:17. Yasukazu Miyazato of Japan won the men's title in 6:40:44, leading Japan to the team title.

For more information on the IAU 100 km World Cup visit www.iau.org.

About USA Track & Field
USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, some of the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.

For more information on USATF, visit USATF.org.


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