Young's best finish was fourth in the long jump
, but he has traditionally been a strong second-day competitor.
The previous long jump
record of 7:17m had stood since 2006 while last year's triple jump championship best figures were 14:50m, so it was a huge improvement by Hall in the three-phase event.
If Bolt were to switch to long jump
, he would be following the example of American sprinter Carl Lewis, winner of back-to-back Olympic 100m titles in 1984 and 1988, who was also a four-time gold winner in the long jump
in a run spanning from 1984 to 1996.
By the next Games in Rio, I'll be 30 and will have had my time as a sprinter, but long jump
is something I've always wanted to try.
The 26-year-old struggled with her long jump
on her previous outing at the Olympic trials in Birmingham last month and admitted afterwards she needed to make changes to her run-up.
Thompson showed the type of fight which dragged her back from a year on the sidelines with a knee injury to snatch long jump
honours from City of Stoke athlete Jazmin Sawyers.
Purushotham also took the 400m silver, Teena Thomas claimed the long jump
silver and Benjamin Thomas took the 1,500m bronze.
Also qualifying for the state meet were Luke Clark of North Bend in the high jump (6-1), North Bend's Lane Davison in the pole vault (14-6), Mason Keck of Siuslaw in the long jump
(20-3) and Douglas' Michael Ruppert in the discus (139-5).
He won the long jump
at 22feet, 1 1/2 inches, then took second in the high jump with a leap of 6-2.
Kelly Sotherton will not compete in the long jump
at the Commonwealth Games, thereby avoiding direct competition with England team-mate Jade Johnson.
Bound two strides in preparation for a long jump
landing on two feet.
PERFORMANCE NUTRITION SIGNS LONG JUMP
RECORD HOLDER MIKE POWELL