LUBBOCK, Texas – USA Track and Field formally announced its roster for the 2013 IAAF World Championships scheduled for Aug. 10-18 in Moscow, Russia.
The roster features former Lady Raider jumper Tori Polk who finished second in the women’s long jump at the USA Championships in June. At the meet, Polk went a career-best 6.80-meters (22-feet 3.75 inches) in the long jump to automatically qualify for Team USA.
The USA roster features nine reigning World champions and 20 individual Olympic Medalists from the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Polk holds the current Texas Tech indoor long jump school record (6.47-meters/21-feet 2.75 inches), and was a 2005 All-American in the long jump.