Tremblay Competes at World XC Championships
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland - University of Colorado freshman Laura Tremblay recorded a 51st-place finish at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships on Sunday.
Tremblay finished the 6-kilometer course in 21 minutes and 31 seconds. She came through the first lap in 6:59 and was 60th at the time. Her time coming through the second lap was 14:08 and moved her up to 51st.
The U.S. junior women's team placed sixth overall at the championship with 123 points behind Kenya's 10 points. Kenya took the top four places in the race and was led by Mercy Cherono's time of 18:47.
CU was also represented in the women's senior race by four-time world cross country team member and former CU standout Renee Metivier Baillie. She took 38th overall after recording a time of 26:48. The U.S. took the bronze in the senior women's race with 76 points.
IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Women's Junior Race: (1. Mercy Cherono, 18:47) 51. Laura Tremblay, 21:31.
Women's Senior Race: (1. Emily Chebet, Kenya, 24:19) 38. Renee Metivier Baillie, 26:48
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