ATLANTA GRAND PRIX (2013)
Gunnar Nixon competed in two exhibition events in this year's Atlanta Grand Prix. This meet was open to the public with free admission on Friday, May 17 starting at 7:00 PM. Other athletes participating will include Lolo Jones, Ashton Eaton, Queen Harrison, Reese Hoffa, Jeremy Wariner, Deedee Trotter and many more elite athletes.
The shot put was a dual face-off with Gunnar teaming up with Ashton Eaton battling Trey Hardee and Brianne Theisen. The Eaton/Nixon team came out on top by about 60cm.
Nixon also ran in the 100m exhibition and achieved a new PR of 10.85. Other participants in the 100 include Jason Livermore and Sheldon Mitchell from Jamaica, Gabriel Mvumvure of Zimbabwe, Jamial Rolle from Bahamas, and Mark Jelks, Maurice Mitchell and Keith Ricks for USA.
Both Nixon and Eaton will be traveling to Gotzis, Austria to compete in the decathlon at the 39th annual Hypomeeting.
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