The Bronco star has
4,004 points after the first day of competition, 113 points ahead of his top
2010 decathlon of 7,220 points and nearly 400 points ahead of second-place
Phillip Noble of
"Overall I felt
like it was a good day," said Felix. "I didn't do as well as I would
have liked in the long jump and the shot put, but I did come back and run a PR
in the 400."
The heat and humidity
didn't bother Felix, a
Felix was third in the
100-meters with a personal best of 11.03. His
win in the long jump put him in the lead with an outdoor best of 23-feet 5.25
inches. Felix was second in the shot
put (38-1.50) and then came back to win the high jump (6-10.75) and the
400-meters with another personal best of 49.80.
include the 110-meter hurdles, the discus, pole vault, javelin and the grueling
1,500 meters to close the competition.
"I just need
to do the same thing that I did today and that's work hard," said Felix.
Tomorrow's events begin