Tyrese Cooper Can't Be Stopped: Sets New 200m PB 20.62 In PRELIMS At AAU JO's


Tyrese Cooper can't be stopped. While cross country is starting in the Sunshine State, "Smoke is STILL running and STILL setting records. The Miami Gardens XPress standout set a new wind-legal PB and freshman national record of 20.62 (+0.4) in the prelims of the boys 15-16 200m dash at the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Houston, TX. See what he had to say after the race.


Cooper, clocked 10.69 (-2.8) to advance in Boys 15-16 100m prelims on Wednesday.

Another loaded sprint final is forming in the Women's 17-18 200m, as Tamara Clark (23.73), Katia Seymour (23.97), Karimah Davis (24.04), Caitlan Tate (24.07) and Kaylor Harris (24.14) each won their respective heats to advance to the final, 

Women's 17-18 100m is building into a loaded final, as Kaylor Harris (11.72, -1.2), Tamara Clark (11.72, -0.7) and Katia Seymour (11.77, -1.7) all dipped under 11.80 with five more girls under 12 seconds in the prelims on Monday afternoon.

Also, in the 100m dash, Tamari Davis crushed Girls 13 Age Group 100m field by clocking 11.93 (-1.5) to win her prelim; Saraiah Walkes was next fastest in 12.29. Davis' time is a new age group meet record.

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