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Beard takes first in discus at USA track and field meet


Last updated 7/7/2021 at 11:51am

Photo courtesy of Donna Beard

Kimberly Beard, a seventh grader at Northshore Christian Academy, took home one first-place and two second-place medals in the 13-14 age group at the USA Track and Field Pacific Northwest Youth Championships Sunday, June 20. Beard finished first in the discus with a toss of 99 feet, 6 inches, almost 50 feet ahead of the second-place finisher. Beard took second in the shot put with a throw of 32-9, and also placed second in the javelin with a personal best throw of 101-9 Both her javelin and discus marks place her in the top 10 nationally in each event for her age group.


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