Rockville Middle Schooler Wins Speed Skating Championship
Gabriella Hachem, 14, competed in Omaha, NE over the weekend
An eight-grader from Robert Frost Middle School won the U.S. National Championship title at the 2013 US Short Track Age Graded Championships, which concluded Sunday in Omaha, NE.
Gabriella Hachem, 14, of North Potomac, won three of four distances in her Junior C Women's 13-14 age group, winning the 1,000-meter, 777-meter, and 1,500-meter superfinal events, according to Alison Mittelstadt, of Potomac Speedskating Club—the club with which Gabrialla competes.
If she finishes in the top four at Junior Nationals, Gabrialla will be named to the US Junior World Championship team.
Full results can be found at USSpeedskating.org.