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NORFOLK > RACQUETBALL
Kelani, a senior at Maury High and the nation's No. 1--ranked girl in the 16-year-old division, won silver in the 16-and-under singles and doubles, along with partner Mercedes Arias, at the Junior World Racquetball Championships in Santo Domingo. Kelani qualified for the national team in June with her third straight singles age-division championship at the USA Racquetball Junior Olympics.
MAPLEWOOD, N.J. > TRACK AND FIELD
LeBourne, a 52-year-old retired NYSE analyst, won gold in the 50--54 age group in the 800 meters (2:01.30) and 1,500 meters (4:15.87) at the World Masters in Sacramento, for his third double win of the events in his career. LeBourne ran the fastest ever outdoor 800 meters for his age at the New Jersey Invitational in June (1:59.33). He also owns American age group records in the indoor 800 and 1,500.
COLUMBIA, MO. > POWERLIFTING
Walker, a 62-year-old human resources manager who took up powerlifting after developing osteoarthritis, set world records for her age group (60--64) in the 70-kilogram weight class for power squat (77.5 kg), bench press (45 kg), and deadlift (112.5 kg) at the World Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation championships in Muskegon, Mich. Last year she won her age group and weight class at worlds in Ireland.
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