Chinyere Okoro of Richmond, Calif., Wins the Girls’ 60 Meters at the 2019 Simplot Games

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Date: February 16, 2019

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Chinyere Okoro of Richmond, Calif., Wins the Girls’ 60 Meters at the 2019 Simplot Games

 

Pocatello, Idaho– Chinyere Okoro, a senior from Richmond, Calif., won the girls’ 60 meters at the 2019 Simplot Games with a time of 7.48 seconds.

 

“I am happy with how the race went,” Okoro said. “This was my first indoor meet and I feel like I am progressing. It’s my first year at Simplot Games and I am just blessed to be here competing.”

 

The race was neck and neck as second-place finisher Jazmyne Frost, senior from Hawthorne, Calif., finished just .0043 seconds behind Okoro.

 

 

More than 2,200 athletes will come from across the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to participate in the 41stannual 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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