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Ahoure Second at Track World Championships

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 08/12/2013
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Former Hurricane sprinter Murielle Ahoure became the first African to medal in the women's 100m dash when she placed second in the event at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia.

Ahoure, who won a national championship as a Hurricane in 2009, finished the 100m final in 10.93 seconds to take the silver. The Ivory Coast native, who is set to compete in the 200m beginning Thursday, is the first African to medal in the women's 100m.

"I am very proud of her accomplishment," Miami director of track and field and cross country Amy Deem said. " Murielle has worked very hard to become the World Championship runner up. This is a dream come true for her."

In her lone season with the Hurricanes, Ahoure was named All-America on four occasions and won the indoor 200-meter dash national championship. She won four ACC titles and was named the USTFCCCA South Region Performer of the Year in both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

 

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Friday, March 13
Track and Field at NCAA Championships
Fayetteville, Ark.
TBA
Friday, March 20
Track and Field vs. Hurricane Invitational
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Friday, March 27
Track and Field at Florida State Relays
Tallahassee, Fla.
TBA
Friday, April 03
Track and Field at Florida Relays
Gainesville, Fla.
TBA
Friday, April 10
Track and Field vs. Hurricane Alumni Invitational
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Friday, April 24
Track and Field at Tom Jones Memorial Meet
Gainesville, Fla.
TBA
Saturday, May 02
Track and Field at LSU Meet
Baton Rouge, La.
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Thursday, May 14
Track and Field at ACC Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
TBA
Thursday, May 28
Track and Field at NCAA East Preliminary
Jacksonville, Fla.
TBA
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