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Tennessee State Grad Clairwin Dameus Taking Her Talents To El Salvador For International Competition

Clairwin Dameus, a recent Tennessee State University graduate and star track and field athlete, is taking her talents to El Salvador representing the United States at the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Athletics Association U23 Championships scheduled from July 13-18.

According to the Tennessee Tribune, Dameus “will compete in the heptathlon, an event in which she earned USTFCCCA Honorable Mention All-America accolades during the 2016 outdoor season. The Boynton Beach, Fla. native finished 23rd in the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships in the heptathlon and 21st in the event during the 2014 outdoor season.”

She is one of five athletes competing in the field.

Dameus rose to fame during the indoor season when she became TSU’s first two-time Division I First Team All-America honoree.

Head over to TSUTigers.com to read more.

Tommy G. Meade Jr.

Tommy G. Meade Jr.

Tommy G. Meade Jr. is the Editor-in-Chief of HBCU Buzz. He is a Central State University alum and is a proud member of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

Meade formerly was a Staff Writer for HBCU Buzz. In 2012, he was selected by Luke Lawal Jr. to lead HBCU Buzz.