Cartwright Finishes Competition at World Junior Championships
Rising sophomore competed in 100m hurdles and 400m hurdle
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Racing
against the best athletes in the world under the age of 20, Kentucky
rising sophomore Devinn Cartwright finished sixth in her heat in the
100-meter hurdles, and 24th overall in the semifinals of the 400m
hurdles at the International Association of Athletics Federation World
Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain on Friday.
finished 37th in the first round of the 100m hurdles, sixth in her
heat, with a time of 14.21. In the afternoon, Cartwright finished 24th
in the semifinals of the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:03.88.
Bahamas native advanced to the semifinals of the 400m hurdles Thursday
with a time of 1:00.72, bettering her best time of the collegiate
season by 1.64 seconds. Cartwright finished third in her heat, which
automatically qualified her to the semifinals.
World Junior Championships, which features 180 countries, is being held
from July 10-15 at the Montjuic Olympic Stadium in Barcelona.
Cartwright’s finishes in the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles close out
her competition schedule at the IAAF World Junior Championships.
results and coverage of the World Junior Championships can be found at
IAAF.org. UniversalSports.com will offer live broadcast coverage
starting Saturday at 12:20 p.m. ET. Day five and six evening session
coverage can be found on the site for $5.99. DirecTV and Dish Network
subscribers can log on to the site and watch the broadcast for free.
IAAF World Junior Championships
Thursday, July 12 Results
Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles (Round One)
23. Devinn Cartwright – 1:00.72
Friday, July 13 Results
Women’s 100-Meter Hurdles (Round One)
37. Devinn Cartwright – 14.21
Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles (Semifinals)
24. Devinn Cartwright – 1:03.88