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YASMINE ABBES

Player profile

position
Middle Distance
year
Freshman
hometown
Nijmegen, Netherlands
high school
Stedelijke Scholen Gemeenschap Nijmegen (SSGN)

BIO

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Extraordinary young talent from The Netherlands who placed third among juniors at the 2018 Dutch Cross Country Championships…vastly more experienced on the track where she has represented her country at the 2018 U18 and 2019 U20 European Championships…hails from the same town as Noles great Susan Kuijken.

2019-20

Cross Country: Competed in five weeks while making the transition to longer distances in her first collegiate experience…improved each time out in three 5k events…finished second at the UAH Charger Open in just her second meet and was recognized as the ACC Freshman of the Week; the first of two such awards…posted season-best 18:02.4 to place 10th overall at the FSU Invitational against a solid field…turned in impressive 6k debut at the Blazer Classic, placing fourth overall in 20:56.4 and earning her second ACC Freshman of the Week honor…capped season at ACC Championships, placing 68th in the deep field.

 

Personal

Has established herself as one of the rising age-group talents in the world in a short career…closed the 2019 season with a ninth place finish in the 1500 at the U20 European Championships in July, just five months after her 17th birthday…ranks No. 20 in the world in the 1500 (PB 4:23.26) on the youth list, 54th in the 800 (2:08.89) and 31st in the 3000 (9:38.59)…was the 2019 Dutch Indoor junior champion in the 1500 and runner-up in the 800…represents AV Cifla on the club level at home…talented student who will gear her studies toward the health sciences at FSU…is the daughter of Suzanne Klomp…born Feb. 18, 2002.