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U of A grad places 2nd in heat at World Games in London

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Former U of A standout Sage Watson had a successful day at the World Games in London. 

She'd place 2nd in her heat of the 400 meter hurdles.

Here's more from Arizona Athletics on some of the other former Wildcats who are competing in the World Games:

The University of Arizona Track & Field program will be represented by Sage Watson, Liz Patterson, Pau Tonnesen and Edgar Rivera-Morales at the 2017 IAAFWorld Championships in London.
 
Watson will takes part in the 400-meter hurdles. The 2016 Olympian will compete in the World Games for Canada. Watson won the 2017 National Championship in the 400-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 54.52 and finished the season undefeated. 
 
Patterson is set to compete on Thursday, Aug. 10th at 11:10 a.m. MST, competing for the United States. A 2010 graduate from the University of Arizona, Patterson jumped a height of a 6-4.25 (1.94m) in April to earn her ticket to the World Championships.
 
Tonnesen will compete in the decathlon for Spain, whom he also represented in the 2016 Olympics. He holds the school record in the decathlon with a score of 8,247, set at the 2015 NCAA Championships to place second. Tonnesen is set to begin competition on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 2 a.m. MST.
 
Rivera-Morales will compete in the high jump on Friday, August 11 at 3:15 a.m. MST. During his time at Arizona, he was a two-time MPSF Indoor Champion and three time NCAA All-American. Rivera-Morales earned his collegiate best mark of 7-5.75 (2.27m) at the 2011 Mt. SAC relays. Rivera-Morales tabbed a season best 7-5.75 (2.28m) mark in Koln, Germany on July 19, 2017.
 
Follow all four Cats at the
IAAF website and watch live on NBC Sports.

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