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Walker advances to NCAA track finals
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Shaquille Walker

Richmond Hill grad Shaquille Walker qualified Wednesday night for the finals in the 800 meters at the NCAA outdoor track and field championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Walker won his heat with a qualifying time of 1:47.45. The finals are scheduled for 9:45 p.m. Friday. Coverage begins at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN.

Walker, who broke his own school record at BYU in April with a time of 1:44.99, finished fifth at last year’s outdoor championships and won a gold medal at the World University Games.

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