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Marion Jones to compete at Pontiac Grand Prix Invitational

Marion Jones to compete at Pontiac Grand Prix Invitational

USA Track & Field announced the feature athletes who will compete at the 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix Invitational in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Saturday 12 June, at the Paul Derr Track on the campus of North Carolina State University.

Athletes scheduled to appear include World Champion and 1998 100m/200m/long jump number one ranked athlete in the world Marion Jones.
Jones who resides in Apex, North Carolina and was a student at the University of North Carolina will compete in the long jump at Raleigh.
"I am excited that the Pontiac Grand Prix will be held on my home track," said Jones. "It will be a unique and exciting event"

Other athletes to compete include world and Olympic 110m hurdles reigning champion Allen Johnson against twice Olympic 110m hurdles champion Roger Kingdom; Derek Mills, Steve Lewis and Jerome Young in the 400m, Jearl Miles-Clark and Kim Graham in the women’s 400m.
In the men’s 100mWorld indoor silver medallist Tim Harden will face Jon Drummond and Mike Marsh.


Preliminary entry list
Men
100m: Jon Drummond, Tim Harden, Mike Marsh, Tony McCall
400m: Derek Mills, Steve Lewis, Jerome Young, Milton Campbell
800m: Johnny Gray, Rich Kenah, Trinity Townsend, Seneca Lassiter
110m hurdles: Allen Johnson Mark Crear, Roger Kingdom, Terrance Trammell
400m hurdles: Derrick Adkins, Angelo Taylor, Calvin Davis, William Porter

Women
400m: Jearl Miles-Clark, Kim Graham, Monique Hennegan, Shanelle Porter
800m: Regina Jacobs, Debbie Marshall, Alisa Harvey, Kathi Rounds
Pole Vault: Melissa Mueller, Kellie Suttle, Melissa Price, Kim Becker
Long Jump: Marion Jones, Shana Williams, LaShonda Christopher, Adrien Sawyer

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