Kilpatrick Elementary recently celebrated its own 2011 USATF Region 12 Junior Olympic Champions who are headed to the Junior Olympics in Wichita, KS.
Fifth grader Kendrick Leggins and third grader Finnley Polidore are members of the Track Houston Youth Track Club and competed in the USATF Region 12 Junior Olympic Championship in Arlington on July 6-9.
Leggins ran the 200m, 4x100m relay and the 400m where he earned the gold medal, silver medal and sixth place respectively. Polidore competed in the 4x400m relay, 4x100m relay and the 200m run where he earned the gold medal, bronze medal and seventh place respectively.
In each event, the top five athletes advance on to the 2011 USATF National Junior Olympic Championship in Wichita on July 26-31 where they will compete amongst the nation’s best athletes in their age groups.
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