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Hartselle’s Quanesha Burks competes in Women’s Long Jump qualifying at Tokyo Olympics

Quanesha Burks

She jumped a distance of 6.56 meters

Posted: Jul 31, 2021 9:09 PM

Hartselle’s Quanesha Burks competed in the qualifying event for the Women’s Long Jump at the Tokyo Olympics Saturday night.

Burks jumped a distance of 6.56 meters (about 21 feet, 6 inches), but that wasn’t enough to qualify her for the medal event.

Only the Top 12 jumpers made the cut. Burks came in 13th place, 0.04 meters (or 2 inches) behind the 12th place qualifier.

Learn more about Burks HERE

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