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Former Moline Track star is now a World Champion

Aisha Praught captured her first World Championship winning the 3000 meter Steeplechase at the Common Wealth Games in Australia.  Praught who was running second...
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Aisha Praught captured her first World Championship winning the 3000 meter Steeplechase at the Common Wealth Games in Australia.  Praught who was running second for most of the race had a big kick in the home stretch to cross the line first with a time of 9:21.  Praught graduated from Moline high School, then went to Illinois State to run track. To read more on Praught’s historic day check out this link.

https://www.flotrack.org/articles/6173639-praught-leer-makes-history-semenya-dominates-commonwealth-highlights

You can watch the the final stretch of the race here: