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Costa Mesa alumna Day-Monroe fares well in IAAF World Championships

Costa Mesa alumna Day-Monroe fares well in IAAF World Championships

Two-time Olympian and Costa Mesa High alumna Sharon Day-Monroe polished off her fifth appearance at the IAAF World Championships with a season-best showing in the 800 meters.

She placed sixth with a time of 2 minutes 12.64 seconds, closing out the women’s heptathlon with a 926-point boost to her meet totals.

Day-Monroe placed 20th overall (6,006 points) among the 32 competitors in the heptathlon at the IAAF Worlds. A total of 20 nations were represented in the heptathlon competition, which took place from Aug. 5 and 6 at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium.

Georgia’s Kendell Williams (12th; 6,220 points), the reigning NCAA champion, and...

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