Shawna Fermin Advances to World Junior T&F Championships
June 27, 2010
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago -- Washington State freshman Shawna Fermin earned a trip to the World Junior Championships next month after her runner-up finish in the Girls Under 20 400m dash at the NAAA/Sagicor Track & Field Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Saturday.
Fermin, from Victorville, Calif., ran the 400m in a personal-record time of 54.41 seconds. She was competing for the Memphis Pioneers Track Club. Fermin will now compete at the 13th Annual IAAF World Junior Championships, July 19-25, in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Sunday, at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, Trent Arrivey (senior, Woodinville, Wash.) did not clear the opening bar of 7-feet, 1/2 inch (2.15m) in the men's senior/open high jump.
NAAA/SAGICOR TRACK& FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2010 HASELY CRAWFORD STADIUM PORT OF SPAIN T'DAD - 6/25/2010 to 6/27/2010
Event 34 Girls Under 20 400 Meter Dash Name Team Finals Finals 1 Sparkle MC Knight Neon Trackers 54.05 React Time 0.182 2 Shawna Fermin Memphis Pioneers 54.41 React Time 0.260 3 Alena Brooks Memphis Pioneers 54.59 React Time 0.152 4 Marissa Gale Air Bon Sonics 55.34 React Time 0.542 5 Chelsi Campbell Memphis Pioneers 56.07 React Time 0.206 -- Jessica James Neon Trackers FS