Trio of Former Wolverines Set for World Championships
Provided by U of M
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Former University of Michigan women's track and field student-athletes Tiffany (Ofili) Porter (2006-09), Nicole (Edwards) Sifuentes (2005-08) and Bettie Wade (2006-09) will represent their respective countries at the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Athletics from Aug. 10-18 in Moscow, Russia.
Porter will represent Great Britain in the 100-meter hurdles, Sifuentes will compete for Canada in the 1,500-meter run, and Wade will represent the USA in the heptathlon.
This will mark Porter (2011) and Wade's (2009) second trip to the World Championships, while Sifuentes will make her first appearance at the event.
Porter and Sifuentes were members of their respective Olympic teams for the 2012 London Games, each advancing to the semifinals.
Note: Moscow, Russia is in the Moscow Standard Time Zone, which is eight hours ahead of the Eastern Daylight Time Zone.
|Sunday, Aug. 11|
|Nicole Sifuentes (Canada)||1,500m Round 1||10:30 a.m. MSK (2:30 a.m. EDT)|
|Monday, Aug. 12|
|Bettie Wade (USA)||Heptathlon 100m H||9:30 a.m. MSK (1:30 a.m. EDT)|
|Heptathlon High Jump||10:45 a.m. MSK (2:30 a.m. EDT)|
|Heptathlon Shot Put||6:45 p.m. MSK (10:45 p.m. EDT)|
|Heptathlon 200m||8:35 p.m. MSK (12:35 p.m. EDT)|
|Tuesday, Aug. 13|
|Bettie Wade (USA)||Heptathlon Long Jump||9:30 a.m. MSK (1:30 a.m. EDT)|
|Heptathlon Javelin||11:10 a.m. MSK (3:10 a.m. EDT)|
|Heptathlon 800m||8:10 p.m. MSK (12:10 p.m. EDT)|
|Nicole Sifuentes (Canada)||1,500m Round||2:40 p.m. MSK (12:40 p.m. EDT)|
|Thursday, Aug. 15|
|Nicole Sifuentes (Canada)||1,500m Finals||9:20 p.m. MSK (1:20 p.m. EDT)|
|Friday, Aug. 16|
|Tiffany Porter (Great Britain)||100m Hurdles Round 1||9:45 a.m. MSK (1:45 a.m. EDT)|
|Saturday, Aug. 17|
|Tiffany Porter (Great Britain)||100m Hurdles Round 2||6:20 p.m. MSK (10:20 a.m. EDT)|
|Tiffany Porter (Great Britain)||100m Hurdle Finals||7:30 p.m. MSK (11:30 a.m. EDT)|
Contact: Whitney Dixon