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A Wire-to-Wire Wynne: Staples Standout Claims National Mile Title

June 16, 2013

By John Nash, The Hour

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- As Henry Wynne sprinted the final few steps down the front stretch, his last-ever racing strides for the Staples High School boys track team, he raised his fist and broke the tape, emphatically meeting the final goal of his career.

Once again, he was a national high school champion, winning the boys Mile race at the New Balance National Track and Field Championship meet on Sunday.
Wynne's winning time of 4:07.84 was more than two seconds off his personal best, but he still went wire-to-wire to claim the victory.

Continue reading at: thehour.com

Tags: new balance nationals outdoor championships (7) , henry wynne (12)

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