Gruttadauro qualifies for World Championships

On April 3 AJ Gruttadauro, 18,  of Brockport placed second in the junior 10 km at the 2016 U.S. World Race Walking Team Championship Trials.

The event was held in St. Louis and served as the qualifying event for the IAAF World Race Walking Team Champinships (May 6) in Rome, Italy   The top three (3) finishers in the junior race earned Team USA births for Rome.  

Gruttadauro finished in 47:50 trailing only Cameron Haught of Ohio.  He finished eight seconds ahead of Alexander Bellavance of California to secure his national team spot.