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Alahna Sabbakhan

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Sophomore
Class
Washington D.C.
Hometown
St. John's College High School
High School
Alahna Sabbakhan - Cross Country - Virginia Cavaliers

All-ACC
2021 Indoor:
4×400 relay (2nd Team)

NCAA East Preliminary Round
2021: 800m

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2021 Outdoor
• Qualified for NCAA East Preliminary Round where she finished 48th
• Ran PB (2:07.25) in 800m prelims at ACC Championships
• Previously ran PB in 800m (2:08.12) at Virginia Grand Prix
• Helped UVA to win in 4×400 at UVA Opener
• Ran PB 57.45 in 400m at Virginia Invitational
• Ran PB 2:08.38 in 800m at Raleigh Relays

2021 Indoor
• Competed in 800m and 4×400 at ACC Championships
• Posted PB in 800 (2:09.19) at ACCs that ranks No. 6 on UVA all-time list
• Member of third-place 4×400 relay team at ACCs
• Was runner-up in 800m at Virginia Tech Invitational and Hokie Invitational

2020 Outdoor 

• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 Indoor 
• Ran a career-best time in the 800m at the ACC Championships, finishing ninth in the event
• Competed with the DMR at the ACC Championships
• Ranks sixth all-time in UVA history in the 800m with a time of 2:09.57
• Finished third in the 800m at the Navy Invitational II

2019 Cross Country 
• Did not compete

Background
• Six-time USATF All-American Junior Olympics honoree and 2015 AAU All-American Junior Olympics honoree
• Three-time national champion after capturing wins at the 2015 indoor USATF championships in the 400m and 4x400m relay, and 2016 outdoor USATF championships with the 4x800m relay, in addition to being a two-time USATF regional champion in the 400m dash
• 2019 Indoor New Balance Emerging Elite Champion in the 800 meter
• Named the 2018 and 2019 WCAC Championships Female Athlete MVP
• Recorded a top-10 time nationally in the 500m at the F.I.T. Invitational, finishing first in the event with a time of 1:15
• Placed first in the 300m at the F.I.T. Invitational

Personal
• Undeclared
• Daughter of Camille and Rabbiah Sabbakhan
• Has a sister, Sahna