Forest Park sixth grader dashing past the competition | Community Spirit
FOREST PARK, OH (FOX19) - Gina Burnett- After sitting out the 2009 AAU track season with a hip flexor injury, Winton Woods Intermediate School sixth grader Brianna Richard is again competing, and winning, on a national level. "She's winning medals like she never left the scene," said her mother Michele Richard. Brianna competes with the Lincoln Heights Track Club in the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) in the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash and long jump against 72 girls from across the country. She placed 19th in the 200 meter dash out of 80 competitors. In 2008 Brianna placed third in the nation in the 100 meter dash at the AAU Jr. Olympics National Competition at Eastern Michigan University. She is the daughter of Raymond and Michele Richard of Forest Park.
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