March 12, 2003
World Indoor (March 14-16, Birmingham, England)
UCLA shot put great John Godina will be a member of Team USA this weekend (March 14-16) at the 2003 IAAF World Indoor T & F Championships at Birmingham, England.
Godina, coached by Bruin men's track & field head coach Art Venegas, qualified for the World Indoor by placing second (68-5.25) in the shot put at the 2003 USA Indoor meet, Feb. 28-March 2 in Boston. Godina is the defending World Champion in the shot put and a three-time World Outdoor champion.
USA 15 KM Championships (March 8, Jacksonville, FL)
UCLA distance great Mebrahtom Keflezighi won his third consecutive USA 15 km Championship on March 8 in Jack sonville, FL in a time of 43:31.
Running for Team USA and coached by former Bruin men's track & field head coach Bob Larsen, Keflezighi's next race will be at the 2003 World Cross Country Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland on March 29.