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Tech's Rhett Wins 100 meters at NACAC Under-25 Championships

Aug. 10, 2002

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Georgia Tech standout sprinter Amandi Rhett continued a stellar summer season Friday with a first-place finish in the women’s 100 meters at the 2002 POWERade NACAC Under-25 Track & Field Championships at Trinity University.

Rhett, who is competing for the United States, clocked a time of 11.62 in the final to outdistance Melocia Clarke of Jamaica, who finished second.

Rhett, who earned All-ACC honors for Tech during the indoor and outdoor seasons, will also compete in the 4×100-meter relay Saturday.

The NACAC meet is designed for athletes ages 20-24 from countries in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. More than 25 nations sent athletes to San Antonio for the championships, which run through Sunday.

-GT-

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