Randallstown Track Star Headed To Junior Olympics
RANDALLSTOWN, MD — A 10-year-old girl from Randallstown is gearing up for the Junior Olympics.
Cyrah Barrows-Dear, a rising fifth grader at Church Lane Elementary Technology School, is competing in these track events, according to Baltimore County Public Schools:
- 100-meter — she's ranked 12th nationally
- 200-meter — she's ranked 19th nationally
- 400-meter — she's ranked 23rd nationally
Her first event in the 2022 Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympic Games in Greensboro, N.C., will be on Monday, Aug. 1.
To qualify, she had to place in the top eight at the district competition and in the top six at regionals, which includes Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C., athletes.
Barrows-Dear also qualified for and competed in the AAU Junior Olympics last year, Baltimore County Public Schools officials said, noting she has been a member of the Randallstown Track Club since she was 6 years old.