Alie Israel - Professional Career

Professional Career

After taking more than two years off from competing seriously, Alie Israel qualified for the 2008 Indoor USA Championships and tied her personal best in the 100m and set a new personal record in the 200m at the Jim Bush Invitational with marks of 11.71 and 24.19.

In 2009 Israel smashed her indoor personal best by recording 6.94 in the 55m dash and 7.38s in the 60m dash. Israel also qualified and competed in the 2009 USA Indoor Championships taking 8th place in the 60m dash.

During the 2009 Outdoor season Alie continued to improve upon her successful indoor season posting 5prs in the 100m dash ending her season with a new personal best of 11.53s for the 100m dash and 23.72s for the 200m dash.

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