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Three former Salukis Headed to World Track Championships

Three SIU Saluki track and field alumni are headed to the 2017 International Association of Athletic Federations World Championships.
Saluki alums Gwen Berry finished 1st and Deanna Price finished 3rd in the women's hammer throw Sunday at the U.S. National Championships, earning them spots on team USA for this summer's World Championships in London.

In addition, SIU Hall of Famer Bianca Stuart won the long jump at the Bahamas National Championships to advance to the World Championships.

The 2017 IAAF world championships run from August 5th through the 13th.