IMG trainee LaShawn Merritt gives Olympic preview at Prefontaine Classic
Posted: June 5, 2012
The afternoon of races in Eugene, Oregon, began with the men's 400 meter race. Kirani James began with a false start, but was allowed to restart the race. He held a slight lead coming off the final turn, but IMG trainee LaShawn Meritt found his legs for a last...
Olympians training at IMG Academy in Bradenton excel against the world
Posted: May 1, 2012
from the Bradenton Herald:Two Olympic gold medalists who train year-round at IMG Academy under Loren Seagrave represented the United States in the 4-by-400-meter relay at the Penn Relays on Saturday in a match titled the "U.S.A. vs. the World," in Philadelphia....
LaShawn Merritt, 2008 Olympic 400-meter champion, preps for London 2012 at IMG Academy
Posted: April 4, 2012
LaShawn MerrittFour years ago, LaShawn Merritt stood on the podium in Beijing, China, with a gold medal around his neck after dominating the 400-meter final by a record .99 seconds.Now, the sport's marquee event is back... and so is Merritt. After a turbulent four...