Michigan Takes NY at Nike Nationals- SPRINTS Recap

The 2023 indoor season is winding down as athletes compete in end of the year championship meets.  The Fort Washington Armory in New York city is the host of the Nike Indoor Nationals which is one of three major end of the season championships.  The three story Armory was built in 1911 sits in the heart of Manhattan and has hosted the famous Milrose Games since 2012.  Over 1400 athletes from all over the country came to New York to compete against the best.  There are qualifying standards that need to be achieved to compete in the championship.  Events are broken down into different groupings.  The top seeds are placed in the CHAMPIONSHIP sections.  The next sections are called the EMERGING ELITE sections.  There are also sections for high school FRESHMAN only as well as MIDDLE SCHOOL sections. 

Vicksburg senior Michael Wright and South Lyon's Liliane Aittama both scored top ten finishes at the Nike Indoor Nationals.  Michael placed eighth in the Emerging Elite 60m dash and Liliane was fifth in the Emerging Elite 400m. 


Boys Middle School 60m Dash

7th Place Cameron Adams 7.75 (prelims) 7.73 (FINALS)

Boys Emerging Elite 60m Dash

8th Place Michael Wright Vicksburg, MI 7.06 (prelims) 7.07 (semis) 7.18 (FIANLS)

31st Place Rasean O'Tey Blazers TC 7:15 (prelims)

40th Place Liam Mann Blazers TC 7.19 (prelims)

Girls Emerging Elite 60m Dash

7th Place Keyanna O'Tey Sturgis, MI 7.76 (prelims) 7.76 (semis) 7.75 (FINALS)


Boys Emerging Elite 200m Dash

26th Place Ahmad Ameen Blazers TC 22.74

Boys Championship 200m Dash

11th Place Michael Wright Vicksburg, MI 22.10


Boys Middle School 400m

8th Place Myles Robison Gladwin 55.55

Girls Emerging Elite 400m

5th Place Liliane Aittama Michigan Races 57.67


Girls Emerging Elite 60 Hurdles

20th Place Megan Zahnow Vickburg, MI 9.55 (prelims)

Boys Emerging Elite 60m Hurdles

27th Place Camron Krebs Michigan Racers 8.78 (prelims)

Boys Championship 60m Hurdles

25th Place Nakia Willis Michigan Racers 8.66 (prelims)



Girls Emerging Elite 4x200m 

25th Place LAB TC 

A. Brooks, M. Macias, M. Golcalves, A. Jones


Girls Emerging Elite 1600m Sprint Medley Relay

12th Place Goodnight TC 4:28.82

K.Carter, E.Thompson, T.Regester, A.Kurczewski


Girls All-Star Club 4x400m

10th Place Michigan Racers 4:09.91

Be on the look out for final indoor end of the year rankings for the state of Michigan coming soon.