Two Alaskans finish sixth in Diamond League Monaco

July 17, 2015

Jordan Clark track and field

Jordan Clarke

Anchorage’s Jordan Clarke and Janay DeLoach of Fairbanks each earned sixth place in their respective events during tonight’s Diamond League competition in Monaco.

In the men’s shot put, Clarke had a best toss of 67 feet, 9 inches.

This is his first season on the Diamond League circuit after a star-studded career at Arizona State University.

Clarke, of Bartlett High fame, is currently tied for third in the season points race. His season was highlighted by second-place finishes in Rome and New York.

Janay DeLoach track

Janay DeLoach

In the women’s long jump, DeLoach had her best jump of 21-10 but lost a tiebreaker for fifth place, dropping her to sixth.

Clark and DeLoach are the only two Alaskans currently participating in the Diamond League.