A day after the accusations that a recent high school track and field meet in Newark never happened, the coach and co-founder of the host track club admitted that he falsified the entire meet to boost athletes’ personal records, according to an email.
In an email to NJ MileSplit, a well-known track and field website and defacto timekeepers for the state’s track and field events, a person who identified himself as Corey Johnson, coach of the Newark Flames Track Club, apologized for falsifying a meet called the Brick City Invitational on May 20.
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“Good morning my name is Coach Johnson, I am the track coach and CEO of Newark Flames Track Club,” Johnson said in an email to Robert Kellert, editor for NJ MileSplit. “I am writing to say I apologize for the incident of the falsified meet that was supposedly held on May 20, 2018 at Newark School Stadium.”
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