Charlotte, N.C. (Aug. 3, 2015) – Johnson C. Smith track and field athlete Kendra Clarke won the 400m title at the Pan Am Junior Championships at Foote Field in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Clarke, running in her hometown, took the crown by withstanding strong challenges from Sada Williams (Barbados) and Kendall Ellis (USA) in the finals. Williams and Ellis are ranked No. 8 and No. 7 respectively worldwide in the junior division. Clarke’s time of 52.55 is a new personal best.