Forum staff reports, Published August 02 2009
Roesler finishes sixth overall at Pan Am track championshipsPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Fargo's Laura Roesler finished sixth overall today during the 800-meter finals at the Pan American Junior Athletics Championships.
Roesler, who will be a senior this fall at South High School, finished with a time of 2 minutes, 7.5 seconds.
The other U.S. athlete, Chanella Price, finished second in the championship field of eight athletes. Price finished in a time of 2 minutes, 5.13 seconds, well off the winning time of 2 minutes, 3.83 seconds.
The Pan Am Junior Championships are open to athletes from all the countries in the Americas who will be 16, 17, 18 or 19 this calendar year.