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Former track star turned coach Sanya Penn passes

Former track star turned coach Sanya Penn passes

Word reaching our newsroom is that former track star and coach of East Patriots Track Club Sanya Penn has died.

It is unclear how Ms Penn met her demise; however, sources have informed our newsroom she was pregnant at the time.

Penn, a former top long jumper and sprinter, was 33 years of age, having been born on June 18, 1988.

The late Penn represented the Virgin Islands at the Carifta Games, CAC Jr Championships, Leeward Islands Jr Championships, IAAF World Youth Championships and IAAF World Jr. Championships.

The late Sanya Penn, right, founded the East Patriots Track Club (formerly Legendary Avengers), based in Greenland, in 2016.


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She founded the East Patriots Track Club (formerly Legendary Avengers), based in Greenland, in 2016

The Management and Staff of Virgin Islands News Online extend condolences to the immediate family and friends of the late Sanya Penn.

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