Michael Aono ran 46.96 for the 400m today in Bellingham at the Ralph Vernacchia Invitational.
This grade 11 student has already had an amazing start to the 2015 season. Indoors, he won the Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Indoor Games youth 60m and 300m. So far this outdoor season he has recorded 21.45 for the 200m and 47.53 for the 400m. Michael mark today moves up in the World youth ranking to 6th place for this U 18 division. He also ranks 6th in the US high school ranking which includes grade 12 students. He is a clear favourite for the BC High School Championships