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Profile: Gabby Wilkinson, Class of 2018

Gabrielle Wilkinson, an eighth grade student at Friends’ Central and Junior Olympic Champion, recently shared a few insights on her athletic accomplishments with the staff of The Phoenix Inquirer. Holding a record for the Girl’s Youth 800m in Track and Field, Gabby answered questions on her running experience and her goals for competing. Gabby participated in a number of track and field events during December, one of which was the Colgate Women’s Games. She placed first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:13.8, remaining undefeated in this event, as well as bringing home the 1500-meter. In the Junior Olympics in 2012, Gabby also won a gold medal in the 800m. She placed second in the 1500m and her team won a gold in the 4×8. In 2013, she finished in second place in her main event but her team scored a gold in the 4×8 once again. “I learned…

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