Three of the youngest athletes at the IAAF World Championships this weekend in Beijing all hail from the Sunshine State. Kaylin Whitney and Khalifa St. Fort are both 17 and will represent the United States and Trinidad and Tobago respectively, while Trayvon Bromell just turned 20 last month. To say the future is bright for this trio is an understatement.
Former Gibbs High School and current Baylor sprinter Trayvon Bromell wins bronze in the 100m dash at the World Championships in Beijing at only 20 years old.
Greenville alumna Sandi Morris (Arkansas) finished second in the pole vault at USATF Championships and will travel to Beiing in August for the World Championships.
Video courtesy of Ato Boldon.
Stephanie Garcia had a huge 2015 season, culminating in a ninth-place finish in the 3000 steeplechase at the IAAF World Championships.
Sandi Morris talks with Flotrack about the World Championships experience.
Greenville alumna Sandi Morris advanced to Wednesday’s IAAF World Championship pole vault final. Morris shared this video with scrunners talking to her fans and supporters.
Sandi Morris advanced to the finals of the IAAF World Championship pole vault in Beijing.
Ever since his days as a high school athlete, Christian Taylor has been known as the triple jumper who is pretty good at some other events. (via iaaf.org)
Florida-based track stars Kaylin Whitney and Khalifa St. Fort are still in high school, but they will representing Team USA and Team Trinidad & Tobago on the senior level at the IAAF World Championships this week.
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