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Fort Myers youth runners ranked as fastest in the country, ready to compete in Primary National Championships

Posted at 5:36 AM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-03 12:16:46-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Two members of the Olympia Track Club in Fort Myers practice to compete in the 2019 Primary National Championships in Orlando Saturday.

6-year-old Timothy Jr., aka "Juggernaut", holds the nation's number 1 time in the 55 meter on the 6U level with a time of 9.67. He also runs the 100 meter and the 200 meter and plays football.

7-year-old Patrick Ryan Jr., aka "Jitterbug", is ranked number one in the 400 meter and triathlon on the 7U level. He also runs the 200 meter, does long jump and plays football, too.

They are both from Fort Myers and train together on the Olympia Track Club.

The Disney Primary National Championships begin Friday, July 5th.