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Michelle Smith Jumps Hurdles to New V.I. Record

Michelle Smith sets new Virgin Islands record. (Photo courtesy VITFF)

Montverde Academy High School graduate and University of Georgia commit Michelle Smith set a new Virgin Islands record in the 400m Hurdles with a time of 55.96. Michelle broke the 56-second barrier in the Edwin Moses Legends Meet in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 31, the V.I. Track and Field Federation announced.

Michelle was invited as the sole high school athlete to this prestigious professional meet, and she held her own in the 400m Hurdle race as she finished in second place behind the 400m Hurdle World record holder Sidney McLaughlin-Levrone, according to the press release.

To view the 400m Hurdle race, click here.

Smith will compete next in the New Life Invitational on June 12 in Nassau, Bahamas, the press release stated.

Malique Smith finished third on June 1. (Photo courtesy VITFF)

Virgin Islands Track and Field Team member Malique Smith participated in the Music City Track Carnival on June 1 in Murfreesboro, TN. Malique finished third in the 400m Hurdles in a time of 51.42, the release stated.

To view the 400m Hurdle race, click here.

Smith will compete next in 400m Hurdles in New Life Invitational on June 12 in Nassau, Bahamas, according to the release.

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