Tanika Liburd advances to the finals in the long jump
June 7, 2006
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -
Liburd finished in a tie for sixth in the long jump with a jump of 20'9.25". The finals are set for Thursday at 8:30 p.m.
Washington finished fourth in her heat with a time of 13.46, but it was good enough to advance to the semifinals. Washington then recorded a time of 13.15, finishing ninth overall and advancing to the finals scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m.
The women's 4x100-meter relay team ran a time of 44.46 in the preliminaries and fell short of advancing to the finals.
Ashley Reyer will begin competition in the heptathlon Friday at noon central.