Latifa Ali Sets New Personal Best in 400m at NCAA East Preliminaries

Latifa Ali Sets New Personal Best in 400m at NCAA East Preliminaries

Ghana’s phenomenal and sensational sprinter Latifa Ali of Coppin State ran a personal-best of 52.78 in the 400m sprint Quarterfinals at the NCAA East Preliminaries on Saturday night at Indiana University’s Haugh Track & Field Complex, finishing 16th overall. Latifa Ali sets new personal best in 400m at NCAA East Preliminaries.

Ali, a sophomore from Kumasi, Ghana, had the second-fastest time in school history in the 400m dash, trailing only Diana Pitts’ 18-year-old school-record run of 52.65. Ali came missed out .38 of qualifying for the National Championships.

Ali also competed in the 4x400m Relay, finishing 14th out of 24 schools in 3:38.73. The Eagles’ relay team of Kimani Alphonse, Ali, Shenelle Tomlinson, and Cathryn Lane finished third in 3:38.09, just ahead of Vanderbilt.

Source: Coppinstatesports

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