Katrina Young is in Rio to compete in the Olympics

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Shorecrest grad Katrina Young is now in Rio
for the 2016 Olympics

Shoreline resident Katrina Young arrived in Rio for the Olympics on July 25th. She will returns to her training base in Tallahassee on August 22nd.

Opening ceremonies are on August 5th and closing ceremonies are on August 21st, so she will be there for the entire experience.

Katrina's mother, Carol Bert-Young and her brother Eddie will be flying down the week of August 15 and staying long enough to see Katrina compete in the platform diving.

Katrina qualifying at Indianapolis

According to Carol, "Katrina is doing great! She said, 'I can't wait for you to join the celebration. It's wonderful around here, with every country uniting.'"

Carol said that she is "...so thrilled to be able to see Katrina experience this incredible event. I want to thank everyone who contributed to her GoFundMe site - it helped get her there."


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