30 Dec '16, 3pm

T&F's east vs west siting rivalry is not new. Old USA vs USSR venues made the rounds.

T&F's east vs west siting rivalry is not new. Old USA vs USSR venues made the rounds.

Randall's Island also, like Hayward Field, has history and tradition with the Sport as well. Previous U.S. Olympic Trials have been held there, where athletes such as Jesse Owens, Jim Ryun, Wilma Rudolph, among other Greats, have made Olympic teams. In 1991, Leroy Burrell set a world record there in the 100 meters. That was also the year that the performance of Decathlete Dan O'Brien stamped him as the Athletic force to be reckoned with over the next decade. Even in recent years, it was none other than Usain Bolt who set the 100 meter record right in Icahn. Also, with groups such as New York Road Runners, NJ-NY Track Club, NYAC, The Armory and the Icahn Foundation, among many other groups and persons devoted to the Sport, can't a group be formed to try and make the Trials happen here?

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