Lawrence North grad Ashley Spencer wins bronze medal in 400m hurdles
RIO DE JANEIRO– Lawrence North High School almuna Ashley Spencer won a bronze medal Thursday night at the Olympics.
Dalilah Muhammad of the United States went out hard and held on strong to win the women’s 400-meter hurdles gold medal in 53.13 seconds.
European champion Sara Slott Peterson of Denmark took silver in 53.55.
Spencer stormed home to finish third in personal best 53.72.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.