Dyestat.com Editor Doug Binder wrote the following article about Kutoven Stevens at the USATF (USA Track and Field) Junior Olympics competition in Jacksonville, Florida from July 26th to August 1st.
Nevada Prep Adds 3,000 Win To 4×800 Title In Jacksonville
By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor
Rising senior Ku Stevens of Yerington NV has a busy month ahead but closed out July with a slew of PRs and a couple top-of-podium finishes at the USATF Junior Olympic Championships in Jacksonville, Fla.
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Stevens ran 8:44.96 to win the 17-18 boys age group 3,000 meters Saturday.
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He was part of a winning 4×800 relay team for Lake Tahoe Track Club with Orion Barger, Niklas Pietzke and Dylan Cleary. They won easily in 7:56.76.
Earlier, Stevens also ran 1:59.11 in the 800 meters prelims but did not advance. He was also sixth in the final of the 1,500 in 4:01.38.