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Australian runner Michelle Jenneke hurdles into Internet’s heart

The 19-year-old dominated the competition at the IAAF World Junior Championships, but it's her warm-up routine that's making her Internet famous.


Fernando Alfonso III


Posted on Jul 19, 2012   Updated on Jun 2, 2021, 2:14 pm CDT

Who needs the bright lights of the Olympics when the Internet can make you famous? That’s been the case for Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke and the popular new video of her performance at the IAAF World Junior Championships last week.

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*First Published: Jul 19, 2012, 12:26 pm CDT