September 1, 2003 |
Edwin Moses, who turned 48 Sunday, announced his comeback in the 400-meter hurdles. On the 20th anniversary of his last world record, 47.02 seconds in Koblenz, Germany, Moses said in a news conference here that he has a goal of qualifying for next year's U.S. Olympic trials. That would require him to run the event no slower than 50.05 seconds before July 1, 2004.
August 8, 1992 |
Edwin Moses, a four-time Olympic intermediate hurdler, was not at Montjuic Stadium Thursday night when Kevin Young of Los Angeles broke Moses' nine-year-old world record. But the next day in Barcelona, Moses, now retired, was excited for Young. "I feel like a father watching his sons grow up and take over the business," said Moses, who lives in Newport Beach. "I can't complain at all." Moses said he was surprised that his record of 47.
August 7, 1992 |
Kevin Young, who like everyone else in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles has long lived in the shadow of Edwin Moses, believed that it was possible he could emerge from it Thursday. The handwriting, in fact, was on the wall. When he arrived last week in his room at the athletes' village, he wrote "46.89" on a sheet of paper and taped it to the wall. That was the time he believed he was capable of running in the Olympic Games. That would not only break Moses' nine-year-old world record of 47.
June 10, 1992 |
Edwin Moses, a two-time gold medalist in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles, will not attempt to earn a berth on his fifth U.S. Olympic team because of an ankle injury, he said Tuesday. He would have had to qualify for the June 19-28 U.S. Olympic track and field trials by Saturday, but he said that he will not enter a meet today at Indianapolis because he has been unable to train at full speed since April.
June 6, 1992 |
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Edwin Moses, the world record-holder in the 400-meter hurdles, will compete in the UC Irvine Elite Invitational on Sunday in what will probably be his only attempt to qualify for the U.S. Olympic trials. Moses, 36, who has competed infrequently since winning a bronze medal in the 1988 Olympics, needs to run a time of 50.30 seconds to qualify for the trials.
January 18, 1992 |
An 11th-hour decision by a New York state appeals court Friday will give professional football players Willie Gault and Greg Harrell a second chance to make the U.S. Olympic bobsled team. The Appellate Division of the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that ordered a halt to new push trials for the team this weekend.