Richard Peters – ‘Rookie of the Meet’ in US College Indoor Track and Field Meeting

21 Feb
Rich Peters continued his spectacular start to the US collegiate indoor season by posting a new meeting record in the American East Universities championships when he won the mile in 4:00.98, and then undeterred followed up by anchoring the Boston University team to victory in  the 4X800m relay with a 1:52 clocking.
His mile victory may have been a couple of seconds slower than his remarkable sub four minute mile the previous week, but was arguably even more impressive as he led all the way in what proved to be little more than a time-trial to win by nearly six seconds and earn himself the award as ‘Rookie of the Meet’.  
Mike Down – 21 February 2011