Amin Abdur-Rahiem is a rising 6th grader at East Cobb Middle School. He participated in the shot put. He has never thrown a shot put before but gave an excellent effort with a throw of 23'2 1/2".
Above with Coach L is Asha & Maurice Abdur-Rahiem has earned an opportunity as well to compete in the AAU Junior Olympic Games. Asha, a rising sophomore at Wheeler High School, will compete in both the shot put and the discus. She has thrown 26' 1", which is a personal best of over 3 feet from Wheeler High School. She also threw the discus 59' 11". Maurice, a Wheeler High School graduate, qualified for the High Jump by clearing a jump of 6' 1 1/2".
We are now getting ready for New Orleans in practice. We will have another tune up meet July 17, 2011 at the Georgia State Games at Marietta High School.
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