Sara Bei Wins U.S. Junior National Title in 3,000 Meters

June 23, 2002

Stanford, Ca - Sara Bei, who just finished her freshman season at Stanford, is the 2002 United States Junior National Champion in the 3,000 meters.

Bei won the event on Saturday night at the U.S. Junior Championships at Stanford's Cobb Track & Angell Field.

Bei won in a time of 9:32.98. Jill Miller of Wake Forest finished second at 9:37.72.

With the victory, Bei has earned a berth on the USA World Junior Championship team which will compete in Jamaica next month.

U.S. Senior National Championships - Day Two Results (current Stanford athletes)

men's 5,000 meter final: 5. Louis Luchini 13:34.18; 7. Jonathon Riley 13:40.99; Seth Hejny dnf

women's 800 meter semi-final: 16. Ashley Wysong 2:08.90nq

women's 5,000 meter final: 9. Lauren Fleshman 15:50.91

U.S. Junior National Championships - Day Two Results (current Stanford athletes)

women's 3,000 meter final: 1. Sara Bei 9:32.98

Former Stanford Athletes men's 800 meter semifinals: 8. Michael Stember 1:48.60qmen's pole vault final: 4. Toby Stevenson 18-10 (5.74m)women's 100 meter final: 2. Chryste Gaines 11.05women's discus final: 6. Summer Pierson 186-3 (56.76m)
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