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  • vbfan19
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    Kerkhoff ran a 58.06 in the Women's T13 400M finals at the Paralympics in Tokyo last night (Iowa time), which put her in 8th place

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  • vbfan19
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    Erin Kerkhoff ran in the first preliminary heat of the 400M (Womens T13 class) this morning (Iowa time) in a fairly heavy rain.
    She ran a 58.30 which was good enough for 2nd in that heat, meaning she advances to the finals. Congrats!

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  • vbfan19
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    Originally posted by UNIAlum95 View Post

    According to the UNI Facebook Page Erin Kerkhoff will compete:

    Tonight at 8:30pm CST / T13 100m dash prelims.
    Erin ran a 12.99 in her prelim heat, which wasn't quite fast enough to advance to the finals (top 2 in that heat were 12.16 and 12.20, with 12.41 being the time off the next-fastest runners that didn't finish in the top 2 of their heats)
    It would appear that her reaction time of 0.229 was slower than most of the other runners in the event
    Hopefully she can shake that off and bounce back for a good run in the 400

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  • ronfitch
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    Originally posted by vbfan19 View Post
    Does anyone know if Heims is participating in any other events while there? And is Erin Kerkhoff participating?
    I tried to look it up, but the results sites annoyed me too much with their formatting and lack of search capability
    Here are the bio and schedule pages for both:

    https://olympics.com/tokyo-2020/para...khoff-erin.htm

    https://olympics.com/tokyo-2020/para...ms-jessica.htm

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  • UNIAlum95
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    Originally posted by vbfan19 View Post
    Does anyone know if Heims is participating in any other events while there? And is Erin Kerkhoff participating?
    I tried to look it up, but the results sites annoyed me too much with their formatting and lack of search capability
    According to the UNI Facebook Page Erin Kerkhoff will compete:

    Tonight at 8:30pm CST / T13 100m dash prelims

    Tomorrow August 31st at 6:10am / T13 100m dash finals

    September 2nd / T13 400m dash prelims

    September 3rd / T13 400m dash finals

    All are listed on NBCSN but when we tried to watch the other night it wasn't being shown.

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  • vbfan19
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    Does anyone know if Heims is participating in any other events while there? And is Erin Kerkhoff participating?
    I tried to look it up, but the results sites annoyed me too much with their formatting and lack of search capability

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  • sevelev711
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    Set a new American record in the event (breaking her own, previous record), hell of a job by her.

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  • TREE
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    That’s awesome! Great job by Dan Omara. Iowa State is lucky to have him as a coach

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  • ronfitch
    started a topic Heims Fifth at Paralympics in Discus

    Heims Fifth at Paralympics in Discus

    Jessica Heims finished fifth at Tokyo:

    https://www.paralympic.org/tokyo-202...f-e56e12bdbe8c
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