BARCELONA (6/13/12) - Rising sophomore Eddie Owens has qualified for the men's steeplechase final at the 2012 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Junior Championships. The championships are being held in Barcelona, Spain, July 10-15.
Owens finished sixth in Heat 1 with a PR of 8:52.99 to qualify for the final. He is one of just 12 that will compete in the final on Sunday, July 15.
He qualified for the World Juniors by finishing second in the US Junior Championships in June.