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IAAF World Championships: Phyllis Francis wins second gold medal on final day

The IAAF World Athletic Championships in London wrapped up on Sunday with the women’s and men’s 4×400-meter relays. The women’s event featured former Duck Phyllis Francis, who anchored the United States three minute, 19.02 second-winning run, beating second-place Great Britain by six seconds. That gold medal was Francis’ second of …

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IAAF World Championships: Phyllis Francis wins gold in 400, Deajah Stevens in 200 semifinal

Former Oregon track and field athlete Phyllis Francis took the gold medal in the women’s 400-meters at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, defeating 2016 Olympic gold medalist Shaunae Miller-Uibo and defending 400 world champion Allyson Felix. Despite the pouring England rain, Francis won the race in a personal …

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IAAF World Championships: Allen, Stevens and Washington highlight Ducks competing on Sunday

At the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, multiple Oregon Ducks lined up among the world’s best in the stadium that held the 2012 Olympic Games. On Saturday, former Oregon athlete Zoe Buckman, who represents Australia, missed the cut in the 1,500-meter semifinal, but on Sunday there was a plethora …

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