AAU Jr. Olympics Countdown Profiles: Anavia Battle Looks For Double Gold

Battle winning the Midwest Meet of Champions 100m

Anavia Battle is heading to Ohio State in the fall after wrapping up her high school career with her first-ever MHSAA state championship in the 100m last month. The 2017 graduate of Wayne Memorial High School in Wayne, Michigan, ran 11.95 seconds (-1.5) to take the win. She also finished runner-up in the 200m with a time of 24.27 seconds. Over the summer, she runs for Intensity Track Club.


WhoAnavia Battle

Age Group: 17-18-year-olds

Events: 100m, 200m

Where: AAU Junior Olympics (Ypsilanti, Michigan)

When: July 29 to August 5

Breakdown: In two weeks, Battle has a chance to win both the 100m and 200m dashes at the AAU Junior Olympic Championships in Ypsilanti, MI. The Ohio State signee currently has the top-seeded time in both events with her 11.64 and her 23.90 from the AAU Region 12 qualifier meet earlier this month.