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South High Grad Qualifies for Olympic Triathlon Team

Parkway alum Sarah Haskins (South '99) is headed for Beijing in August! She qualified for the final spot on the three-member women’s 2008 U.S. Olympic triathlon team following her sixth-place overall finish at the Hy-Vee ITU Triathlon World Cup race on June 22. She had finished second in each of the previous two qualifying events.

 Haskins’ training ground included Parkway South High School, where she ran track and won the Missouri State Cross Country Championship. She also competed in swimming with the Parkway Swim Club. The Triathlon first became an Olympic sport in 2000. For more on this story, visit the Parkway Alumni Association Web site at www.parkwayalumni.org.