Jadin O’Brien win the NCAA Indoor Championships 2023 Pentathlon

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (March 10) — Jadin O’Brien of Notre Dame claimed the women’s Pentathlon Day 1 at the 2023 NCAA Indoor Championships on Friday, March 10, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico. O’Brien, who placed fourth in the competition last year, finished with a personal best of 4512 points, clinching the first gold medal of the championship.

In a strong show of form, eight of the top nine finishers recorded personal bests in total points, making for a very competitive field. – Read more: Day 1 Order events: 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships

Allie Jones of USC finished in second place with a total of 4440 points, with Pippi Lotta Enok of Oklahoma collecting the bronze medal after tallying 4400 points, with both also achieving personal bests.

Other top performers included Sterling Lester of Florida, who finished fourth with personal best of 4358pts , and Kristine Blazevica of Texas, who finished fifth, also with a PB of 4305pts.

O’Brien kicked off the competition with a solid 8.32 seconds in the 60m hurdles, followed by a clearance of 1.72m in the high jump. She then threw 13.85m in the shot put and jumped 6.09m in the long jump, before closing out the event with a season-best 800m run.

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