Former Blue Hawk Trevor Barry wins bronze at World ChampionshipsDAEGU, South Korea — Another Dickinson State University track and field alumnus has earned hardware on an international level.
DAEGU, South Korea — Another Dickinson State University track and field alumnus has earned hardware on an international level.
Trevor Barry of the Bahamas earned a bronze medal in the high jump on Thursday with a career-best leap of 7 feet, 7½ inches (2.32 meters) at the 2011 World Championships.
American Jesse Williams won gold with a leap of 7-8½.
Barry, who competed for DSU from 2003 to 2006, became the fourth former Blue Hawk from the Bahamas to medal on the international level.
Aaron Cleare won a bronze medal as a member of 1,600-meter relay team at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Derrick Atkins won silver at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka, Japan. Ramon Miller won a silver medal as a member of his countries’ 1,600 relay team at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
It was the second-highest finish at an international level for Barry, 28, who was a three-time NAIA national champion in the long jump as he helped the Blue Hawks to national champions in 2004, 2005 and 2006.