Delilah Out At Worlds

I started seeing searches for “Delilah DiCrescenzo stress fracture” on HepsTrack’s Google Analytics on Saturday and here is the reason from the official website of the New Jersey New York Track Club:

After running so well for the 3K steeplechase over the past few months, including a recent 9:40.63 personal best and Olympic A standard, Delilah DiCrescenzo sustained an injury that will cause her to miss the IAAF World Championships at Daegu, South Korea, from August 27 through September 4. Delialh will take a break before returning to training for a spot on the USA Olympic team for the 2012 London Olympics.

So with DiCrescenzo out and Sean Furey missing the A standard in the javelin, Heps has five folks who will be competing in Daegu:

Erison Hurtault, 400m (Columbia, Dominica)
Samyr Laine, triple jump (Harvard, Haiti)
Adam Nelson, shot put (Dartmouth, U.S.)
Lisa Stublic, marathon (Columbia, Croatia)
Morgan Uceny, 1,500m (Cornell, U.S.)

4 Responses to “Delilah Out At Worlds”

  1. Dee says:

    Well sorry she is injured but she got the 3rd spot because another athlete fell in the last water jump.  So it is sort of interesting that the other athlete gets to go after all.

  2. Brett Hoover says:

    There was certainly no guarantee that Garcia would have taken third without the fall.

  3. Dee says:

    It was pretty much a given that Garcia would have been 3rd if she hadn’t taken the spill, regardless of Delilah said in her interviews.

    • Brett Hoover says:

      Not so much relying on interviews, but been witness to Delilah passing lots of folks with her kick. You are arguing something that you can’t prove and no one had anything to do with her falling but herself anyway. You gotta finish the race ahead of others and Garcia didn’t.