June 17 2019

BHS Graduate Rishabh Prakash Competes in the New Balance Nationals Outdoor Championship

By: Robert Parris






Burlington High School Alum Rishabh Prakash participated in the 2019 New Balance Nationals Outdoor Championship this weekend at Aggie Stadium in Greensboro, North Carolina.


The championship was held for men and women age ranging from 18-24 years old during June 13 through June 15.


Among these young men and women was Burlington’s Rishabh Prakash who competed in the 5000 meter run on Friday afternoon. Prakash finished 9 place at a time of 14 minutes and 46 seconds.


On Saturday, Prakash finished in 3 place during the two mile at a time of 9 minutes and 8 seconds.


 After finishing in third place, Rishabh was named the 2 mile All American by the National Scholastic Athletic Foundation.


Congratulations to Rishabh and his college career at Cornell University.


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