Allyson Felix misses out on individual spot at 2022 World Championships, addresses Roe v. Wade being overturned at US nationals
EUGENE, OREGON — Allyson Felix, the maximum decorated U.S.
Tune and area athlete inside the history of the game, will not improve to 2022 World
Championships in an person occasion after completing sixth Saturday
inside the four hundred-meter final at america Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field.
It’s possibly that Felix, who ran in lane nine and became in a time of 51.24 seconds,
can be placed on the U.S. Relay crew for the World Championships, which can
be set to start July 15 in Eugene. It is the primary time the World
Championships might be held on American soil. The 2d-to-final forestall of her goodbye
excursion become tainted, although, because it came on the equal time as the Supreme Court changed
into overturning Roe v. Wade, news that broke Friday morning before
Felix ran in the semifinals. Felix, who has spent an awful lot of her career vocally advocating for women,
their opportunities and equality, said of Roe that she
"knew what changed into taking place, manifestly. I felt all of it round me."
"I assume any time women's rights get taken away, it's a sad day,"