For Immediate Release
Date: February 15, 2019
Contact: Nicholas Bringhurst (208) 417 9379
Wyoming Athlete Breaks Meet Record at 2019 Simplot Games
Several Wyoming athletes top the medal stand this year
Pocatello, Idaho – At the close of the 41st Simplot Games, many Wyoming athletes were awarded medals for their hard work on Saturday. One even set a meet record.
Sydney Thorvaldson, a sophomore from Laramie, set a new meet record in the girls’ 3200 meters with a time of 10:19.05, and now holds the #1 time this year for U.S. High School athletes.
Other Wyoming athletes who placed first at the 2019 Simplot Games include:
A full list of Wyoming medalists is at the end of the release.
More than 2,200 athletes will come from across the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand to participate in the 41st annual 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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Girls’ 3200- Meter Run
Boys’ 1600-Meter Run
Girls’ 1600-Meter Run
Girls’ Freshman 1600-Meter Run
Girls’ 1600 Sprint Medley
Boys’ 200-Meter Dash
Girls’ 4×400-Meter Relay
Boys’ 4×200-Meter Relay
Boys’ 4×400-Meter Relay
Girls 4×800 Meter Relay
Boys 4×800 Meter Relay
Girls’ Shot Put
Boys’ Shot Put