Monday, August 08, 2011

She's Going! Smock Lands Worlds Qualifier

USA Triple jump champion Amanda Smock will represent the United States at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea thanks to her 46-6 1/4 win on Saturday at the World Championship Pre-Meet at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California.

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Smock, who chased the Daegu "B" qualifying mark of 46-3 1/4 at meets in Europe in the last two weeks, punched the ticket to her first World Championships on her second jump of the California competition. The mark is a new personal record and ranks her #7 on the all-time USA women's triple jump list.

The Melrose native, who won her first USA triple jump title this year, needed to reach the qualifying mark before August 15 in order to represent the USA at Worlds.

Find complete results from the meet HERE.

1 comment:

MN Track said...

Congratulations Amanda. Good karma comes your way after doing such a nice job presenting medals to the Junior Olympic athletes at the Region 8 meet.