Wessman Claims Bronze at European Athletics U23 Championships

All-American Anna Wessman

All-American Anna Wessman

July 19, 2009

EL PASO, Texas – UTEP freshman Anna Wessman picked up a bronze medal in the javelin at the European Athletics Under-23 Championships in Kaunas, Lithuania, on Sunday.

The All-American posted a personal best of 55.91 meters (183’5”) for the third-place finish. The bronze was the only hardware won by any Sweden in the meet.

Latvia’s Madara Palameika was the event’s winner, while Vira Rebryk from the Ukraine took second in the event.



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