For Immediate Release
Date: February 16, 2019
Contact: Taylor Meeks (208) 840-1426
Nathan Green of Boise, Idaho, Wins the Boys’ 1600 Meters at the 2019 Simplot Games
Pocatello, Idaho– Nathan Green, a sophomore from Boise, Idaho, won the boys’ 1600 meters at the 2019 Simplot Games with a time of 4:18.74.
“There was tough competition this year, so to come out on top gives me more confidence,” Green said. “I finished 12thlast year. To come back and win, it gives me a lot of satisfaction.”
He was first in qualifiers on Friday and that transferred into Saturday’s final competition to place him on top. This is Green’s second year competing at Simplot Games.
More than 2,200 athletes will come from across the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to participate in the 41stannual Simplot Games. Simplot Games remains the nation’s premier high school indoor track and field event. Sponsored by the J.R. Simplot Company since 1979, the Simplot Games are held at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho.
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