National champion Erika Kinsey to compete at IAAF World Championships

Written by Muleskinner Staff

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — Central Missouri track and field national champion Erika Kinsey will compete at the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships Thursday night in the high jump.
Kinsey won both the indoor and outdoor NCAA National Championships in the event in 2015, helping the Jennies to their first-ever track and field championships.
Kinsey jumped a personal-best 1.97m (6-5.5) at the European Athletics Team Championships in June to qualify for the World Championships. Her mark ties her for fifth place in the world. She will represent her native Sweden at the event.
The qualifying round of the high jump is scheduled for 8:35 p.m. Thursday central time. The finals are scheduled for 5:30 a.m. Saturday central time.