Patrick Barron wins 5,000-meter run on Day 1 of Georgia Tech Invitational
ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech completed the first day of the Georgia Tech Invitational on Friday evening at the Griffin Track.
Patrick Barron finished first in his even for the Yellow Jackets, winning the 5,000m run with a time of 14:36.46. Troy Hayden finished fourth in the 5,000 (15:15.75) while Witt Nixtook eighth (15:26.61).
Spencer Allen ran a 14.37 in the 110 hurdles preliminaries, but was just three spots out from qualifying for the finals. In the 100 dash, Broderick Snoddyalso fell right outside of qualifying for the finals, coming in ninth with a time of 10.42. The top-eight finishers in both events qualified for the finals.
Nikita Kirvillov's jump of 5.28m placed him in second in the pole vault. Nathan Danielalso competed in the pole vault and took ninth with a mark of 4.78m.