Combined Eventers Open Kansas Relays
Barrefors and Walford started the day finishing first and second, respectively, in the 100 meters. Barrefors notched a time of 11.24, while Walford checked in with a personal-best time of 11.30. The duo went on to finish first and second in the long jump, as Barrefors came in first with a leap of 23-2 (7.06) and Walford was second with a personal-best jump of 21-7 1/4 (6.58).
Moving to the shot put, Barrefors recorded a throw of 43-1 1/2 (13.14) to take second, while Walford followed close behind in third-place after notching a personal-best throw of 39-0 1/2 (11.90). Continuing an impressive afternoon, Barrefors took first in the high jump with a leap of 6-6 1/4 (1.99), and Walford posted another personal best with a leap of 6-4 (1.93).
Walford completed his first day of competition with a PR in the 400 meters, posting a time of 49.93. He finished the afternoon with a personal-best mark in every event of the day. Barrefors took third in the 400 meters, recording a time of 51.87.
The men's decathlon is slated to continue tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. with the 110 meter hurdles.