Gwen Berry, Noah Lyles break world indoor records

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Gwen Berry broke the world indoor record in the women's weight throw and Noah Lyles toppled the 300-meter mark Saturday in the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships. Berry heaved the 20-pound weight 84 feet. Lyles finished in 31.87 seconds, pushed throughout the race by Paul Dedewo. High jumper Erik Kynard won for the fourth straight year, clearing...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Know your Olympians: Erik Kynard, Jr.

The two-time NCAA champion and Olympic silver medalist will go for gold in Rio. Kansas State has a long tradition of success at the Olympics, dating all the way back to 1920. 24 Wildcats have represented their countries at the Olympics so far, winning eight medals in total. This year, seven current and former Kansas State track and field athletes have qualified for the 2016 Games...
Via Bring on the Cats
August 05, 2016

Q&A with Erik Kynard

Which Olympic athlete has the best body? I would say Sanya Richards-Ross. Or Serena Williams. What are you most excited to do outside of competition in Rio? I am excited to see the Opening Ceremony. It will be interesting to see how it compares to London, with all of the cultural differences. What are your pre-race rituals? I try to chill out and listen to music. I also usually try...
Via CSN Chicago
July 31, 2016

WATCH: Erik Kynard advances to Rio Olympics, jumping 7-6 in Olympic trials

Kynard won easily in Eugene.
Via The Oregonian
July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic Trials: Erik Kynard wins men's high jump final

Erik Kynard wins the men's high jump final. Kynard, Bradley Adkins and Ricky Robertson qualify for the Rio Games.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

ECU senior wins title with mind-blowing high jump

East Carolina University's Avion Jones took flight at the American Athletic Conference and set a new record in the high jump, clearing a bar set 2.31 meters above the ground (or seven feet and seven inches). 
Via FOX Sports
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic medalist Erik Kynard inspires at USATF Hershey Youth Indoor Championships

U.S. Olympic high jump silver medalist Erik Kynard was on hand to encourage and inspire young people competing on Saturday.
Via USA Track & Field
March 13, 2015

Erik Kynard: Unfinished Business

Olympic silver medalist and three-time USATF Champion Erik Kynard has already made a name for himself on the world stage. After taking home silver in London at just 21 years old as a college junior, the high jumper has made three U.S. teams in his young but illustrious career.
Via USA Track & Field
February 27, 2015

High Jumper Erik Kynard named Athlete of the Week

Olympic high jumper Erik Kynard earns USATF Athlete of the Week after matching a personal best for the silver medal at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha, Qatar, May 9.
Via USA Track & Field
May 13, 2014

#AskUSATF with Erik Kynard (@erik_kynard)

A transcript from #AskUSATF with Erik Kynard.
Via USA Track & Field
January 22, 2014

Track and Field News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Giant killers in your 2017 NCAA Tournament Bracket

10 players to watch in the women's NCAA Tournament who don't play for UConn

Most inspirational sports movies, series and docs available for streaming

Best of YB: NFL free agency gives way to Selection Sunday

QUIZ: Name the NFL player that played the most games with the head coach

National Leaguers with something to prove in 2017

The Aesthetic: Goalie masks move from pure protection to protective works of art

Eat, Drink, Watch: March Madness settles in early

10 things to expect on Selection Sunday

The 'Mo' money, mo' problems season in the NFL is officially upon us' quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker