The French native’s highlight of the day was in the high jump with a leap of 5’6.5” for sixth place. She also finished 10th in the 200-meter in 24.59.
Charles ran a time of 14.07 (16th) in the 100-meter hurdles and had a personal-best throw of 34’1.5” (20th) in the shot put to wrap the first four events.
“Charlene had a solid day that included a personal best in the shot put,” JU head coach Ron Grigg said. “She is in a good position at the end of day one. She has some strong events tomorrow.”
Charles will wrap the competition beginning tomorrow at 4 p.m. EST with the long jump. She follows with the javelin (5:15 p.m.) and 800-meter (7:45 p.m.).
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