Lewiston's Isaiah Harris wins sixth Big Ten 800-meter title

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United States’ Isaiah Harris, a Lewiston High School graduate, reacts after finishing a first-round heat of the men’s 800-meter run during the World Athletics Championships in London last August. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Isaiah Harris has the 800-meter run on lock.

Harris, a graduate of Lewiston High School and a junior on the Penn State track and field team, won his sixth Big Ten championship in the men’s 800 at the conference outdoor track and field championships on Sunday.

Harris has won the event three times at the Big Ten indoor championships and three times at the Big Ten outdoor championships.

Harris’ time of 1 minute, 45.31 seconds in Sunday’s race set a new meet and facility record.

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Harris also helped the Nittany Lions’ 4×400-meter relay place sixth with a time of 3:10.16.

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