Carlee Hansen of Woods Cross, Utah, Wins Girls’ 1600 Meters at 2019 Simplot Games

For Immediate Release

Date: February 16, 2019

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 Carlee Hansen of Woods Cross, Utah, Wins Girls’ 1600 Meters at 2019 Simplot Games

 

Pocatello, Idaho—Carlee Hansen, a sophomore from Woods Cross, Utah, placed first in the girls’ 1600 meters at the 2019 Simplot Games with a time of 4:51.85. This is the number one time in the United States this year.

This was Hansen’s second year at the Games, returning from her second place win last year.

“This makes me happy and more comfortable for the future,” Hansen said.

Winning first this year and setting a personal record with her time was everything she had hoped for.

More than 2,100 athletes will come from across the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand to participate in the 41st annual Simplot Games. Simplot Games remains the nation’s premier high school indoor track and field event. Sponsored by the J.R. Simplot Company since 1979, the Simplot Games are held at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho.

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