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Track and Field's Tameisha King On 2000 IAAF World Junior Championship Team

Oct. 5, 2000

Sophomore Tameisha King, the Notre Dame record holder in the indoor and outdoor long jump, has earned a spot on the United States roster for the 2000 World Junior Championships. The competition is scheduled for Oct. 17-22 in Santiago, Chile. King earned the roster spot with a second-place finish at the USA Junior Nationals, June 23-24, in Denton, Texas.

King completed her freshman season at Notre Dame in early June. She was an All-American at the 2000 NCAA Outdoor Championship and set school records in both the indoor (20-4 1/2) and outdoor (21-1 1/2) long jump last season.

Previous US participants at the IAAF World Junior Championships include Marion Jones, Terrance Trammell, Adam Nelson, Amy Acuff and Suzy Favor-Hamilton.

The complete USA roster and World Championships meet schedule may be found on the USA Track and Field’s website –