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July 8, 2002

July 8, 2002 – Gamecock NCAA champion Otukile Lekote has continued his winning ways this summer, having racked up two wins on the CanAm running circuit in the past two weeks.

Lekote will compete at the CanAm meet in Montreal July 9 and 12 before traveling to Dublin, Ireland to compete in the Commonwealth Games July 26 – Aug. 1.

Lekote won the 800m at the Boston High Performance Meet with a time of 1:47.48 on June 29.

This past weekend he won the 800m at the Maine Distance Festival with a time of 1:46.02, defending the title he won last year.

Lekote is No. 10 in the world in 2002 with a time of 1:45.24.