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Candace Hill sets new national record
Candace Hill for 2015 World Youth Championships

SEATTLE - Rockdale Magnet School sophomore Candace Hill was already the fastest high school girl in the country and now she's the fastest all-time after breaking the national record for the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.98 seconds at the Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle.

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Hill has set the county, region and state records two years in a row. She won the Mobile Meet of Champions two years in a row. She is the fastest track runner in the history of track and field in the state of Georgia. Candace won the Golden West track classic last summer and she also won the New Balance Outdoors National Championship last summer.

This summer she already won the Nike Dream 200 race at the Prefontaine in Eugene, Oregon. She went into the Great Southwest Classic in New Mexico as the No. 1 sprinter in the nation in the 100 and 200 meter dashes with times of 11.30 and 23.05. Candace left New Mexico as the fastest high school 100 and 200 meter runner in the world! Her times were 11.15 in the 100 and 22.76 in the 200. This is Rockdale's own superstar.

She flew out to New York to compete in the Adidas Dream 100 facing seven of the top 100 meter runners in the nation.

After the Brooks PR track classic in Seattle, she heads to Chicago to try out for the U.S. Junior National team that will compete in Cali Colombia on July 15.

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