Posted: December 3, 2013
IMG Academy Track & Field trainee LaShawn Merritt was named as a recipient of the 2013 Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year, announced by USA Track & Field on Monday. Merritt, a native of Portsmouth, Va. and 400m Olympic Gold Medalist (2008) is one of two...
Posted: August 16, 2013
IMG Academy trainees continue success at IAAF World Championships
At the 2013 IAAF World Championships taking place in Moscow, Russia, the day of Friday, August 16 began early with a team breakfast in the Italian camp as tey prepared for the women’s 4x400m Relay. The first round competition would decide who would make the final...
Posted: August 13, 2013
IMG Academy's LaShawn Merritt dominates at IAAF World Championships
IMG Academy trainee LaShawn Merritt inked his name in the annals of 400-meter history in the 1980 Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia, climbing the leader board to become the fourth fastest man in the event, running a lifetime best of 43.74s.Merritt was pitted...
Posted: June 24, 2013
IMG Academy track and field trainee LaShawn Merritt wins the 400m at the U.S. Championships
IMG Academy Track and Field Program trainee, LaShawn Merritt, has been training with Loren Seagrave, IMG Academy Director of Track and Field and Cross Country, for several years. Over the weekend, Seagrave was in attendance to watch his pupil sprint past his...