Two Jayhawks set for World Championships

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KU Release) Two Kansas track & field athletes will be in Tampere, Finland to represent their home countries for the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships, set to take place at Tampere Stadium, July 10-15.

Incoming Kansas freshman Zach Bradford will represent the United States when he competes in the pole vault at Tampere Stadium. Bradford hails from Bloomington, Illinois and is coming off a successful prep career at Bloomington High School. He was the 2018 IHSA 3A Boys State Track & Field champion in the pole vault with a clearance of 5.34 meters (17-6 ft.) and posted a personal-best clearance of 5.55 meters (18-2.5 ft.) to win the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships in Bloomington, Indiana on June 15.

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