South Jersey Girl Breaks National Track and Field Record
Sianni Wynn is not even 11 years old yet and she's breaking records like it's no big deal.
This past weekend, Sianni had an amazing performance at the National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships in North Carolina.
To start things off, the Camden native swept all three of her races at the event that took place in Greensboro. When she was done with that, she also ran the 400-meter dash in 58.7 seconds. That impressive feat broke the national age group record of 59.8 seconds set by Olympian athlete Monique Henderson back in 1994.
When talking about the race, Sianni said, "I was kind of nervous because I was like 'go, go, go'. I thought they were close to me, but they weren't."
Albert Essilfie, her coach, went on to praise Wynn by saying she has the drive to win.
"That's what really separates her from a lot of people. When it's time to work, she locks in. We never have to tell her to do a rep over or to work harder."
Her weekly schedule of practicing three times a week has obviously paid off.
Congrats Sianni and keep up all the hard work!