Hardee Leading Decathlon Again

Ex-Longhorn has two events left

Trey Hardee
Trey Hardee (photo courtesy of UT Sports Information)

Former Texas Longhorn Trey Hardee has regained the lead in the decathlon at the IAAF World Track & Field Championships in Berlin this morning.

Yesterday, he led the 10-event competition through the first three events, but slipped to third by the end of the day. This morning, he ran a blistering 13.86 in the 110 meter hurdles, a season's best and much faster than his next closest competitor, and also had a season's best in the discus, giving him a total of 6,334 points, with a solid lead over the 6,275 of Ukraine's Oleksiy Kasyanov.

As I write this, he is currently contesting the pole vault; after that, the javelin throw and 1,500 meter run remain. You can watch the competition right now at www.universalsports.com.

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