The Lebanese Open Club championship starts Wednesday 29 at 4:30 PM at Notre Dame de Jamhour Track, Jamhour; and ends this Friday 31 at 7:30 PM.
On the first day, two records were broken: Sara-Jo Kortbawi ran an astonishing 800 meters finishing second behind Saria Traboulsi and clocking 2:18.78!! At only 13 years old this young girl is taking a road that no one at her age had ever taken! We should wait and see where the road will lead her.. The performance made by Kortbawi allows her to set not only a Bantam and midget record, but also a youth one. It will be just a matter of time for Korbawi to break the juniors' record of 2:15 and the seniors' one of 2:14. On the 3rd and last day of the Championship, Sara-Joe broke again the 1500 meters record. It's becoming a habit, every time she improves herself she break another record!
When interviewed by TFS and asked how she did it and if she was expecting to improve her performance by 4 seconds and finish "with" Saria on the finish l
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