USATF Pacific

’24 Olympic T & F Trials PA Qualifiers


USATF Pacific Athletes at the 2024 Olympic Trials

Athletes with a strong connection to USATF Pacific are listed below and links to their stories will be posted as they become available. If you know about an athlete who should be included, please email the information to the coordinator of this page. This page will be continuously updated. (latest update: 8:30pm, 29 June 2024)

*** Indicates athlete made 2024 Olympics Team USA!

PA Trials Qualifiers Men

***100m David Foster UC Berkeley senior; 10.14 (9.91 wind-aided); 25th/59:

  • Round 1 June 22 at 6:20pm, David advances to Semi Finals finishing 24th with a 10.26 time. June 23 at 5:48pm
  • Semi Finals: David finishes 22nd in 10.22 and does not advance to the June 23, 7:49pm Finals.

400m Nathan Kent U.S. Naval Academy, qualifier 45.69, 34th/51.

1500m Craig Engels SLO/NIKE 3:52.05 30/52:

  • Round 1 June 21 at 5:22pm; advances to Semi Finals (22nd, 3:38.69)
  • Semi Finals June 22 at 6:56pm: Craig advances to finals finishing 7th in 3:35.08
  • Finals Monday, June 24 at 5:47 PM
  • Craig finishes 9th, 3:34.21

1500m Davis Bove SLO 3:37.13 34th/52:

  • Round 1 June 21 at 5:22pm; SF June 22 at 6:56pm;
  • Does not advance to Semi Finals (28th, 3:39.00).

***10,000m Grant Fisher, Stanford alum,(2015-2019), Nike

Long Jump Jason Smith unatt. USATF Pacific Foundation grant awardee 8.13m 6th/39:

  • Round 1 on  June 22 at 4:45pm Jason advances to Finals finishing 7th with a 7.94 (26′ 0.75″) and seeded 5th!
  • Read more about Jason in this feature article by Fred Baer.
  • Finals are Monday June 24 at 5:25pm
  • Jason finished 5th, 7.87m (25′-10″)
  • Follow Up Report by Fred Baer (posted June 27, 2024)

Discus Jeff Williams USATF Pacific Foundation grant awardee

  • Round 1, Thursday June 27 at 6:45pm
  • Jeff advances to Finals, 10th, 60.82  199′-6″
  • Final June 29:  Jeff finishes 10th, 61.08m, 200′-5″

Pole Vault Tyler Burns UC Berkeley 6.66m 18th/31

  • Qualifying June 21 5:50pm;
  • Does not qualify for Finals (15th, 5.60 – 18-4 ½).

***Decathlon Harrison Williams

  • Punches his ticket to his 1st Olympics, placing 3rd with a total point score of 8,384 points.
  • Learn more

PA Trials Qualifiers Women

400m Ceonna Pipion CSU, Fresno 52.22; 29th/36: Round 1 June 21 at 3:41pm; SF June 22 at 7:15pm; Final June 23 at 6:58pm; qualifies for Semi Finals (27th, 52.28); Semi Finals – finished 25th in 52.76 and did not advance to the Finals.

***800m Juliette Whittaker Stanford 1:59.53 7th/58:

  • In Round 1, June 21 at 4:17pm Juliette qualifies for Semi Finals (4th, 2:01.70)
  • Semi Final  June 23 at 6:11pm: Juliette advances to the Finals with 4th place, 1:59.58
  • Post Semi Finals Interview
  • Final is June 24 at 7:32pm
  • Juliette makes the team! finishing 3rd in a PB time of 1:58.45!

Long Jump Alyssa Jones Stanford 6.66m 14/43

  • Qualifying June 27 at 6:18pm
  • Alyssa advances, 11th,  6.45m  (21′-2″)
  • Post jump interview
  • Final June 29: Alyssa finishes 12th (6.34m, 20″-9′ ¾, w=0.6

5000m Claire Green Peninsula Distance Club 30th/48 15:30.46: Round 1 June 21 at 6:22pm; Final June 24 at 7:09pm; does not qualify for Semi Finals (28th, 16:54.40).

Discus Elena Bruckner Unatt. USATF Pacific Foundation grant awardee 62.38m 6th/29

  • Keynote speaker at 2024 USATF Pacific Recognition Awards Banquet
  • Qualifying June 24 at 5pm: Elena advances to Finals finishing 5th, 61.35m (201′-3″)
  • Final June 27 at 4:50pm: Elena finishes 6th, 60.26 (197′-8″)

Discus Jasmine Blair UC Berkeley 59.60m 13th/29

  • Qualifying June 24 at 5pm
  • Jasmine just does not advance to Finals, finishing 13th,  56.95 (186′-10″)
  • Jasmine Blair Feature in The Daily Californian

20 km RW Robyn Stevens USATF Pacific Foundation multiple time grant awardee, Olympian 2020; USATF Pacific Race Walk Rep; JOMA / Wolfpack RC 1:35:48.0 1st/19

  • Bio
  • Final June 29: Robyn wins the Olympic Trials Race Walk 20K in 1:44:51 (2 minutes ahead of second place Miranda Melville), but her time missed the RW Olympic Standard of 1:29:20.
  • Post race interview

20 km RW Talia Green Prior Oakland Cubs TC, USATF Pacific Elite Race Walker; 1:47:08.0 9th/19


PA Trials Non-Qualifiers Men

  • 800m Craig Engels; (SLO) NIKE; 1:46.86; not qualified; not accepted
  • High Jump Justin Lewis; HOKA Aggie RC/PAF grant; 8:32.03; not qualified; scratched
  • Decathlon Hakim Morris; UC Berkeley 8000 mark at Brutus Hamilton; qualifying mark not accepted
  • 10,000m Jake Ritter; Granite Bay HS; SLO; Railroad Athletics; 28:19.67; missed by 4 seconds


PA Trials Non-Qualifiers Women