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Hanifah Abdulqadir

Hanifah Abdulqadir
Hanifah  Abdulqadir

Hometown:
Kingston, Jamaica

High School:
St. Jago

Last College:
New Mexico JC

Event:
Jumps

I/O:
Jr./Jr.

2018 Indoor Second-Team All-American (Triple Jump)

2018
Indoors: Had a strong season in both the triple jump and the high jump, including an All-America finish in the triple jump... won the triple jump at the Navy Winter Invitational and the Columbia Challenge... jumped a season-best 13.21m (43-4 1/4) in New York City to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships and post the third-best mark in Carolina history... finished 10th at the SEC Championships and 11th at the NCAA Championships to earn second-team All-America status... earned second-place high jump finishes at the Navy Winter Invitational and the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational... jumped 1.80m (5-10 3/4) at Navy, fifth-best in Gamecock history... finished 11th in the high jump at the conference meet.
Outdoors: Competed primarily in triple jump and also took part in the long jump and the high jump... won the triple jump at the USC Open... added podium finishes at the Florida Relays and the Penn Relays... jumped 13.30m (43-7 3/4) at the SEC Championships to finish fifth and post the third-best mark in school history... finished 14th at the NCAA East Regional... participated twice in the high jump... finished fourth at the Tennessee Relays with a mark of 1.75m (5-8 3/4), the sixth-best effort in Gamecock history.

Previous School
Competed for two seasons at New Mexico Junior College... In 2017, she finished third in the high jump, fourth in the triple jump and seventh in the long jump at the NJCAA National Outdoor Championships... Was also strong at the 2017 NJCAA Indoor Championships, placing third in the triple jump and 10th in the high jump... As a freshman in 2016, she finished third in the high jump and fourth in the triple jump at outdoor nationals, plus a fourth-place result at the indoor national NJCAA meet... Finished her junior college career with 11 meet victories.

High School
Attended St. Jago High School in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

Personal
Daughter of Sharon Abdulqadir... Plans to major in public health at Carolina.

Indoor Personal Records
High Jump
1.80m | 5-10 3/4 (1/13/18 Navy Winter Invitational)
Triple Jump
13.21m | 43-4 1/4 (1/27/18 Columbia Challenge)
Outdoor Personal Records
Long Jump
5.41m | 17-9 (3/23/18 Weems Baskin Invitational)
High Jump
1.75m | 5-8 3/4 (4/13/18 Tennessee Relays)
Triple Jump
13.30m | 43-7 3/4 (5/13/18 SEC Championships)
 

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