BEIJING, CHINA- Former Dickinson State University Track and Field Athletes, Ramon Miller and Trevor Barry, are competing in the World Track and Field Championships while competing for the Bahamas.
Trevor Barry has advanced to the high jump final on Sunday, August 30. His qualifying Jump of 2.29 meters (7’-5.1”) qualified him for the top 16 and the final group on Sunday.
Ramon Miller will compete for the Bahamas in the 4x400 relay heats on Saturday, August 29.
The Bahamas are one of the favorites to move to the final on Sunday, August 30.
Barry was a 7 time national champion for the Blue Hawks in the high jump, long jump, and relays from 2002 to 2006. Barry helped lead Dickinson State to 3 consecutive national titles from 2004 to 2006.
Miller was an 8 time national champion for the Blue Hawks in the 200, 400, and relays. He was named the most valuable performer in the 2009 NAIA national track championships. He still hold the NAIA national record in the 400 at the indoor meet.
Miller helped lead the Bahamas to a gold medal as the anchor leg in the 2012 Olympics, the first gold medal for their men in their history.
"We are very happy for and proud of all that Ramon and Trevor continue to accomplish. It speaks volumes that they are continuing to compete as some of the top athletes in the world several years after they have concluded their college career,” stated former DSU Head Track and Field Coach Pete Stanton. They continue to display the same class and professionalism that they showed in their time at Dickinson State. They have always been true champions on and off the track, and everyone at Dickinson State is elated that they continue to represent themselves so well.”