Victoria Tachinski from Winnipeg, Man., Canada, Wins the Girls’ 400-Meter Dash at the 2017 Simplot Games

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Date February 18, 2017

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Victoria Tachinski from Winnipeg, Man., Canada, Wins the Girls’ 400-Meter Dash at the 2017 Simplot Games

 

Photo by H. Michael Roberts

Pocatello, Idaho – Victoria Tachinski, a senior from Winnipeg, Man., Canada, won the girls’ 400-meter dash at the 2017 Simplot Games with a time of 53.40.

 

“I’m super happy with it,” Tachinski said. “It’s a personal record and a Canadian indoor junior record.”

 

This was Tachinski’s third and final year at Simplot Games and she said it is one of her favorite weekends of the year.

 

Tachinski plans to attend Penn State University in the fall.

 

More than 2,200 athletes came from across the U.S., Canada, and Australia to participate in the 39th 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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