Local athletes competed at the National Junior Olympics which was held in Satellite Beach FL Aug. 5-8th.
Chantice Burton, 8, of Irmo competed and placed All American in the 100m and long jump. Jalen King, 16, competed and placed All American in the shot put and discus throw. Chaniya Burton, 11, also of Irmo competed and placed 13th in the 400m we’re just super proud of them.
The athletes are a part of The Storm Track Club but do to the pandemic there was no season, but these athletes decided to continue to work hard and compete. Coaches Patrick Martin, Caldwell Francois and Robertta Burton put in the time and helped them train.
Chantice Burton placed 4th in the Nation in 100m and long jump.
Jalen King 5th in the shot put and 6th in discus throw.