locals at the Worlds

It seemed like every where you looked there were former University of Oregon athletes, or residents of Eugene, doing big things at the IAAF World Championships.

Here is a rundown of the WC finalists with Eugene ties:

Ashton Eaton — Decathlon GOLD

Brianne Theisen-Eaton — Hepathlon SILVER

Matthew Centrowitz — 1,500 meters SILVER

Nick Symmonds — 800 meters SILVER

English Gardner — 4×100 relay SILVER; 100 meters fourth

Galen Rupp — 10,000 meters fourth; 5,000 meters eighth

Zoe Buckman — 1,500 meters seventh