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LONDON, England – Three Nittany Lions competed in the IAAF Championships Saturday morning at Olympic Stadium with all-three advancing in their respective events.
Kovacs punched his ticket to the final after recording a best of 67'-9.75" (20.67m), while Hill grabbed his spot in tomorrow's final with a best of 69'-3.25" (21.11m).
Both Kovacs and Hill will compete in the finals of the men’s shot put that is slated to begin tomorrow night at 8:35 p.m. local time (UTC) and 3:35 p.m. ET.
The other Nittany Lion in action on Saturday was sophomore Isaiah Harris who advanced to the semifinal of the men’s 800-meters.
Harris secured his spot in the semifinal of the 800-meters by finishing in an Auto-Q position – top-three in each heat – finishing second in his heat with a time of 1:45.82 that was the eighth-fastest for the night and the second-fastest by an American trailing only Donavan Brazier (1:45.65).
Harris will take to the track tomorrow at 9:35 p.m. local time (UTC) and 4:35 p.m. ET.
Also competing tomorrow will be Penn State volunteer assistant coach Eddie Lovett who is slated to compete in the 110-meter hurdles for the U.S. Virgin Islands at 1:15 local time (UTC) and 8:15 a.m. ET.
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