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Katie Burnett (born 7 October 1988) is an American champion racewalker.

Katie Burnett
Personal information
Birth nameKathleen Marie Burnett
NationalityAmerican
Born (1988-10-07) 7 October 1988 (age 30)
Bellevue, Washington, United States
Height5 ft 6.5 in (1.689 m)
Sport
SportTrack, Racewalking
College teamWilliam Penn University
Turned pro2011
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

5000 m Walk: 23:35.1 (2013)[1]
10 km RW: 48:12.32 (2016)
20 km RW: 1:37:51 (2015)

50 km RW: 4:21:51 (2017)
Updated on 9 Nov 2017.

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PrepEdit

Burnett was a two-time state meet placer at Desert Ridge High School in Mesa, Arizona. Burnett placed second in the 2007 USATF Junior Olympics with a 3,000-meter race walk time of 16:32. Burnett placed fourth in the Arizona Interscholastic Association state track and field championship high jump at 5-0 and eighth in the shot put at 35-8, both as a senior in 2007.

NCAAEdit

Burnett threw the javelin a length of 131-6.75 at NCAA Division I for the University of Arizona in 2008.

NAIAEdit

Burnett is a six-time National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-American race walker at William Penn University and earned another All-America award at the national NAIA track and field championship in the javelin as a senior in 2011.

USA National ChampionshipsEdit

Burnett placed 5th at the 2011 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships 20 km. Burnett placed 1st at the 2011 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships 50 km.

Burnett placed 4th at the 2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships 20 km. Burnett placed 1st at the 2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships 30 km.

Burnett placed 3rd at the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships 20 km.[2]

Burnett placed third in 20 km at 2016 United States Olympic Trials.[3]

On January 28, 2017 in Santee, California - In her first 50 km, Burnett (after training in El Cajon, California) won the 2017 US National title Saturday afternoon, and also set new American records in the 40 km and 50 km at the USATF 50K Race Walk Championships.[4]

On June 23, 2017, Burnett placed 4th at the 2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships 20 km in a time of 1:38:39.60.[5][6]

On August 13, 2017, Katie Burnett shatters American record in women’s 50 km race walk in London at the World Championship.[7][8]

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Place Time
2017 2017 World Championships London 4th 4:21:51 AR
2015 Pan American Race Walking Cup Arica, Chile 22nd 1:45:24
2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup Taicang, Jiangsu, China 78th 1:44:00
2013 Pan American Race Walking Cup Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 14th 1:45:15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://nyackracewalks.sitespawner.com/results-incl-2016.php
  2. ^ "Dicks Sporting Good Apparel Sales Associate position in 2015 KATIE BURNETT RACE WALK CALIFORNIA". Dick's Sporting Goods. June 25, 2015. Retrieved November 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "interviews Katie Burnett in 2016". racewalk.com. July 25, 2016. Retrieved November 9, 2017.
  4. ^ Katie Burnett shatters two American records on way to win USATF 50K Race Walk Championships USATF.
  5. ^ "2017 USATF Championships Results - 6/22/2017 to 6/25/2017 Hornet Stadium, Sacramento, California". usatf.org. June 25, 2017. Retrieved November 9, 2017.
  6. ^ All-Athletics. "All-Athletics Profile of Katie Burnett".
  7. ^ "Katie Burnett shatters American record in women's 50 km race walk". wn.com. August 13, 2017. Retrieved November 9, 2017.
  8. ^ "USATF Katie Burnett shatters American record in women's 50 km race walk". publicnow.com. August 13, 2017. Retrieved November 9, 2017.

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