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DeLoach-Soukup still in the mix at Worlds [Track]

A change in her takeoff technique didn’t seem to slow down Alaska long jumper Janay DeLoach-Soukup today in Moscow. The 27-year-old former state champion today qualified for the finals at the IAAF World Championships after jumping 21 feet, 5 inches in preliminaries. The finals are tomorrow. DeLoach-Soukup, of Eielson High fame, is the reigning national… Read more »

DeLoach-Soukup wins 4th national title [Track]

Soft-spoken away from the track, Janay DeLoach-Soukup of Fairbanks isn’t shy about talking about her accomplishments on it. Her goal is to be the best in the world. The 27-year-old inched closer today in Des Moines, Iowa, where she won the women’s long jump at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Olympic bronze… Read more »

DeLoach-Soukap sets meet record in NYC [Track]

It was raining and the wind was blowing, hardly ideal conditions for a track and field meet let alone a record performance. Yet Janay DeLoach-Soukap of Fairbanks did it anyway. The 27-year-old long jumper overcame the odds, the elements and a strong field to win the Adidas Grand Prix in New York City as part… Read more »

DeLoach repeats as Kansas Relays champ [Track]

It was an unusual venue with a familiar result. Janay DeLoach of Fairbanks captured the women’s long jump title for the second straight year at the Kansas Relays in Lawrence, leaping to a mark of 22 feet, 4½ inches. The defending Olympic bronze medalist won last year’s event at 21-8¼. Last year’s competition was held… Read more »