Willard Closes Out Worlds in Sixth

Posted: 23 August by Brett Hoover in Uncategorized

annawillardBrown University graduate Anna Willard, the Heps steeplechase recordholder, finished sixth in the 1,500-meter run at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany, on Sunday.

Willard finished the event in 4:06.19, about two-and-a-half seconds behind winner Maryam Yusuf Jamal of Bahrain.

Willard was one of three Americans in the top six as Shannon Rowbury took third and Christin Wurth-Thomas fifth.

The IAAF World Championships — the first major international event at the Olympic stadium since the 1936 Games — have now drawn to a close.

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