HJ124: Commending Grant Holloway.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 124
Commending Grant Holloway.

 

Agreed to by the House, January 24, 2022
Agreed to by the Senate, January 27, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Grant Holloway, a native of Chesapeake, proudly represented the Commonwealth and the United States at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, Japan, winning a silver medal in the men’s 110-meter hurdles event; and

WHEREAS, Grant Holloway began his athletic career at Grassfield High School in Chesapeake, then attended the University of Florida, where he was a valued member of both the indoor and outdoor track and field teams; and

WHEREAS, while at the University of Florida, Grant Holloway earned six national titles in hurdling and broke a 40-year-old National Collegiate Athletic Association record with a time of 12.98 in the 110-meter hurdles event; and

WHEREAS, competing in only his fourth event as a professional, Grant Holloway won his first world championship title with a time of 13.10 in the 110-meter hurdles event at the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of his unprecedented success during the 2019 indoor and outdoor track and field seasons, Grant Holloway received The Bowerman, the highest honor presented to American collegiate track and field athletes; and

WHEREAS, in February 2021, Grant Holloway set the world record for the indoor 60-meter hurdles at the indoor track and field World Championships in Madrid, Spain, running the race in 7.29 seconds; and

WHEREAS, in all his international competitions, including the 2020 Summer Olympics, Grant Holloway has been an outstanding ambassador for the Chesapeake community, the Commonwealth, and the United States; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Grant Holloway on winning a silver medal at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Grant Holloway as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for his athletic achievements and best wishes for the future.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 124

Offered January 18, 2022
Commending Grant Holloway.
Patron-- Hayes

WHEREAS, Grant Holloway, a native of Chesapeake, proudly represented the Commonwealth and the United States at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, Japan, winning a silver medal in the men’s 110-meter hurdles event; and

WHEREAS, Grant Holloway began his athletic career at Grassfield High School in Chesapeake, then attended the University of Florida, where he was a valued member of both the indoor and outdoor track and field teams; and

WHEREAS, while at the University of Florida, Grant Holloway earned six national titles in hurdling and broke a 40-year-old National Collegiate Athletic Association record with a time of 12.98 in the 110-meter hurdles event; and

WHEREAS, competing in only his fourth event as a professional, Grant Holloway won his first world championship title with a time of 13.10 in the 110-meter hurdles event at the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of his unprecedented success during the 2019 indoor and outdoor track and field seasons, Grant Holloway received The Bowerman, the highest honor presented to American collegiate track and field athletes; and

WHEREAS, in February 2021, Grant Holloway set the world record for the indoor 60-meter hurdles at the indoor track and field World Championships in Madrid, Spain, running the race in 7.29 seconds; and

WHEREAS, in all his international competitions, including the 2020 Summer Olympics, Grant Holloway has been an outstanding ambassador for the Chesapeake community, the Commonwealth, and the United States; now therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Grant Holloway on winning a silver medal at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Grant Holloway as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for his athletic achievements and best wishes for the future.