FAMU student LaVonne Idlette competes for the Dominican Republic in the 100-meter hurdles at the London Olympics

1:57 PM, Aug 6, 2012   |    comments
LaVonne Idlette prepares for the 2012 London Olympics. (Photo Courtesy: FAMU)
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Tallahassee, Florida - Florida A&M student and Olympian LaVonne Idlette has been looking forward to this day for a long time.

LaVonne has been putting in some intense workouts to compete for the Dominican Republic in the 100 meter hurdles at the London Olympics.

She ran in a qualifying heat Monday and finished sixth in a time of just over 13 seconds so she will not move on in the competition.

Lavonne holds the national 100 meter hurdles record in the Dominican Republic. She's not only a standout athlete but an accomplished student as well. She holds an MBA in global entrepreneurship and is working on a law degree at FAMU.

Dave Heller

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