COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State sprinter Maggie Barrie competed in the preliminary and qualifying rounds of the 100m at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as she represented Sierra Leone.
Barrie finished second in her heat and second overall in the preliminary round with a time of 11.53 to advance. In the qualifying round, Barrie finished seventh in her heat and tied for 34th overall with her season-best time of 11.45. Her 11.45 time beats her personal best at Ohio State, which was 11.49. This concludes her Olympic appearance.
Barrie, a 2018 graduate, earned a degree in computer science during her time at Ohio State. The three-time First Team All-American selection owns the school records in the 4x400m relay and the 400m. Barrie was a three-time All-Big Ten selection and won the 2017 Big Ten Championship in the outdoor 4x400m relay. Prior to her time as a Buckeye, Barrie was a National Junior Olympic finalist.