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7-Year-Old Track Star Sets Junior Olympic Record

7-Year-Old Track Star Sets Junior Olympic Record

She’s been called the fastest kid in the nation!

A North Texas 7-Year-Old set a new national record with her fast performance in the girl's 8 and under 100-meter relay at the AAU Junior Olympics, FOXLA reports.Dakota White has been showcasing her agility and speed online and circulating in the news since she was six years old. When asked how she does it she responded, “I just run really hard.” Recently, White and her teammates' hard work paid off. The Xpress Track Club set a new record in the girl's 8 and under 100-meter relay with an ending time of 59.08, making them national champions and record holders. 


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The rising track star is inspired by her idol, North Texas native Sha’Carri Richardson. White displays her “hundreds of medals” around the photos of Richardson hung on her wall. She’s also motivated by her father, Cam White, a former TCU wide receiver, who started training with her at 3 years old and is more than proud of his little girl. In an interview, he stated, "She just had form, like crazy form. It wasn’t fast, but her form was already perfect. So then as she progressed, we started getting her different trainers." he said., “She’s just excelling in a sport that she loves now.”

Follow Dakota’s track journey on TikTok @isprintkota15 

We’ll be rooting for you at the finish line, Dakota!