Melissa Jefferson is a WORLD CHAMPION!

EUGENE, Ore. – Coastal Carolina monitor & discipline’s Melissa Jefferson made historical past as soon as once more on Saturday evening, as the previous Chanticleer sprinter was topped a 2022 World Champion as a part of Group USA’s girls’s 4×100-meter relay gold medal group on the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Ore.

Working the primary leg of the race, Jefferson and her teammates, Abby Steiner, Jenna Prandini, and Twanisha Terry recorded a time of 41.14 to take first place general. The time is the most effective on the earth this 12 months for the dash relay occasion and the fifth-fastest time of all time.

Earlier within the championships, Jefferson crossed the end line with a time of 11.03 (0.8) within the girls’s 100-meter finals to position eighth general.

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