Friend of Capitol Rehab David Verburg Blows Minds, Blows Past Competition, in 400M

Written by The editors

On June 29, 2015

Track and Field News

Friend of Capitol Rehab David Verburg pushed the limits this weekend and edged out a U.S. Men’s Title in the 400M finals, coming from behind to defeat U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist LaShawn Merritt by three-tenths of a second.

Verburg secures his place on the U.S. team heading to Beijing for the IAAF World Championships, to be held at the 2008 Olympics Stadium in the last week of August.

Watch the Video (race begins at minute 3:05).

Verburg was a 2013 George Mason University graduate, where he was one of the most decorated athletes in the history of the GMU track and field program, becoming a four-time outdoor and seven-time indoor All-American.




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