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USA Track floundered, but Tianna Bartoletta, Shawn Barber, Emily Infeld, Jessica Beard thrived at World Championships

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The headlines have been ugly this week for U.S. track and field following its disappointing IAAF World Championships in Beijing. Team USA’s 18 medals were its fewest at a world championship, including Olympics, since 2003. “Is America on the wrong track?” asked the Wall Street Journal. “Underwhelming,” opined the…