Three Bruins Compete at 2008 World Junior Championships

July 14, 2008

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland - Rising sophomore Dylan Knight of the UCLA men's track and field team and incoming freshmen Camilla Dencer and Ryann Krais of the UCLA women's track and field team concluded competition over the weekend at the 2008 IAAF World Junior Championships (July 8-13).

Knight finished ninth in the final of the men's 3000-meter steeplechase, posting a time of 8:52.90 on Sunday, July 13. In Knight's initial heat, the rising sophomore raced to a sixth-place finish with a time of 8:53.67.

Krais finished ninth overall in the women's heptathlon with a personal-best 5,457 points. Krais recorded first-place performances in her heats in the 200-meter (25.04 seconds) and 100-meter hurdles (13.73). She finished third in each of her heats in the 800-meter (2:19.15) and high jump (1.72 meters).

Additionally, Krais finished sixth in the long jump (5.72 meters) and posted 10th-place finishes in both the javelin (31.88) and shotput (10.56).

Dencer registered a ninth-place finish in her heat and finished 30th overall in the women's 800-meter race, posting a time of 2:10.32 in the prelims on Tuesday, July 8.


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Friday, Feb 05
vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
Lincoln, NE
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Saturday, Feb 06
vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
Lincoln, NE
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Friday, Feb 12
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
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Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
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Saturday, Feb 20
vs. Alex Wilson ...
Notre Dame, IN
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Friday, Feb 26
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
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Saturday, Feb 27
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
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Friday, Mar 11
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Saturday, Mar 12
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
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Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 02
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Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 09
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Los Angeles, CA
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Norwalk, CA
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Friday, Apr 15
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Norwalk, CA
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Norwalk, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
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Chula Vista, CA
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San Diego, CA
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Saturday, Apr 23
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San Diego, CA
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vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
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Eagle Rock, CA
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Seattle, WA
Sunday, May 08 - All Day PST
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Seattle, WA
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Seattle, WA
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Lawrence, KS
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Lawrence, KS
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Lawrence, KS
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Eugene, OR
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Eugene, OR
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Eugene, OR
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