Thursday, August 21, 2008

Sheena Tosta Shines in Silver at Olympics

BEIJING, China (WUSA) A Northern Virginia runner struck gold in Beijing.

Gar-Field High School graduate Sheena Tosta finished second in the 400 meter hurdles event. The Woodbridge native had a time of 53.70, one second behind winner Melanie Walker of Jamaica.

This is Tosta's first-ever Olympic medal. Tosta competed in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, where she finished fourth in the 400 hurdles.

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