Contact Us
Bronxville Daily Voice serves Bronxville, NY
Return to your home site

Menu

Bronxville Daily Voice serves Bronxville, NY

Nearby Towns

sports

Bronxville's Mary Cain To Race In World Semifinals On Tuesday

The Nike Oregon Project duo of Treniere Moser and Mary Cain go one-two and Florida's Cory McGee, who took second at NCAAs, takes third.
The Nike Oregon Project duo of Treniere Moser and Mary Cain go one-two and Florida's Cory McGee, who took second at NCAAs, takes third. Video Credit: mckaylaperfect10

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – Bronxville track superstar Mary Cain continues to awe the world, qualifying for Tuesday’s semifinals at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.

Cain finished the 1,500-meter preliminary race in 4:08.21, good for sixth-place, which qualifies her for the semifinals.

The top six in each of three heats advanced to Tuesday’s event. The fastest six times outside of that group will also compete to make it 24 women vying for a spot in the finals on Thursday.

The 17-year-old was running near the back of the pack, 11th out of 16, before making her move with 700 meters to go, coming in sixth, earning the berth.

Out of four American runners, Cain was second, behind Jenny Simpson, a former world champion, who ran a 4:07.16. The quickest qualifier was Genzebe Dibaba, of Ethiopia, who finished in 4:06.78. Earlier this season, Cain set a personal best time in the event with a 4:04.62, more than two seconds faster than Dibaba ran.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Bronxville Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.