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Polk Finishes 8th in IAAF World Championships Finals

Former Lady Raider Tori Polk finished eighth overall in the finals of the women's long jump at the 2013 IAAF World Championships Sunday.

Former Lady Raider Tori Polk finished eighth overall in the finals of the women's long jump at the 2013 IAAF World Championships Sunday.
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Aug. 11, 2013

IAAF Women's Long Jump Finals - Results

MOSCOW - Former Lady Raider Tori Polk turned in a top-10 finish today at the 2013 IAAF World Championships finishing eighth overall in the finals of the women's long jump.

Polk went 6.73-meters (22-feet 1 inch) on her fourth attempt of the day to finish eighth overall and second among U.S. athletes in the event. Polk earned the top-10 finish after finishing second overall in the qualifying round Saturday with a leap of 6.75-meters (22'-5.75").

Brittney Reese of Team USA won gold in the competition with a jump of 7.01-meters (23'-0") on her second attempt.

Polk qualified for Team USA in July after finishing second at the U.S. Championships in Des Moines with a personal-best performance where she went 6.80-meters (22'-3.75"). She currently holds the Texas Tech women's indoor long jump record and was a 2005 All-American in the event.

 

 

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