Media

Media accreditation for the U.S. Open Track & Field at Madison Square Garden is now closed. If you have last-minute requests, please contact Sara Hunninghake at shunninghake [at] gmail.com for consideration. 

Media Schedule & Athlete AvailabilityThursday, January 26
1:00–2:30 p.m.:  Press Conference (Affinia Hotel, 371 Seventh Ave at 31st Street) *Accredited media can pick up credentials before & after the presser.

  • Asafa Powell (JAM), former 100m world record holder and sprinting legend
  • Nesta Carter (JAM), 2008 Olympic 4x100-meter gold medalist and one of the four fastest 100m runners in the world
  • Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM), Olympic and World Championships gold medalist
  • Dawn Harper (USA), defending Olympic gold medalist in the hurdles 
Friday, January 27
1:00–2:30 p.m.:  Press Conference (Affinia Hotel, 371 Seventh Ave at 31st Street) *Accredited media can pick up credentials before & after the presser.
  • Bernard Lagat (USA), two-time Olympic medalist, American record holder and a track legend at the Garden
  • David Oliver (USA), American record holder and Olympic bronze medalist
  • Lolo Jones (USA), two-time 60m hurdles World Indoor champion and American record holder
  • Kellie Wells (USA), USA Indoor and Outdoor champion, breakout hurdles star of 2011
  • Jesse Williams (USA), the first American in 20 years to win the World Outdoor title in the high jump 
Saturday, January 28
5:00–8:00 p.m.:  Accreditation Pick-up at the Madison Square Garden Media Entrance (8 Penn Plaza, at the corner of Eighth Avenue and 33rd Street)
 
5:00 p.m.–Midnight:  Media Workroom Hours of Operation

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Broadcast restrictions for this event are posted HERE (PDF 242KB).


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