Arnold finishes 6th in decathlon at U.S. Championships


Maria Carrillo High graduate Jake Arnold finished sixth in the decathlon at the USA Track and Field Championships on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.

Arnold moved up five spots from his 11th-place standing after Friday’s events thanks to strong finishes in Saturday’s five events. They included finishing second in the 110-meter hurdles, third in the discus and fourth in the pole vault. Arnold finished the javelin in eighth position and the 1,500-meter run in 11th.

Ashton Eaton won the event, with Gunnar Nixon, Jeremy Taiwo, Gray Horn and Wesley Bray rounding out the top five finishers.


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