Mary Cain Becomes Youngest to Ever Make the U.S. National Track Team
JUNE 25, 2013Cameron Smith, Prep RallyMary Cain keeps setting records, even when the 17-year-old is not racing against fellow teenagers.
As noted by the Chicago Tribune and a handful of other sources, Cain became the youngest athlete in American history to qualify for a U.S. World Championships squad. The Bronxville native earned the honor by placing second in the 1,500 meter final at the 2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship, which was held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.
“I’m just so exhausted,” Cain told the Tribune. “I get to wear the Team USA uniform again. It’s an awesome uniform. It’s what we’ve been talking about. I just really wanted to get a uniform. It will be so exciting.”Read more: Yahoo News