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Bold Prediciton: Tyrese Cooper Will Defeat Collegiate & Professional Athletes In NYC Feb 3, 2017

When sixteen year old Tyrese Cooper steps onto the famed Armory Track in New York for this weekend's Armory Track Invitational he won't be racing against his high school peers. Cooper, who last raced at the venue a year ago at New Balance Indoor Nationals, has his eyes set on the stars of the next level, the best the college and the pro ranks have to offer.Cooper feels he belongs and why shouldn't he? As a freshman, he set indoor national records in the 60m, 200, and 400. Three weeks ago at the VA Showcase he made even more history, blazing an US#2 All-Time 500m mark of 1:01.88 to go with a National Record 33.03 in the 300m dash.

WATCH: Tyrese Cooper Post Race Interview Feb 4, 2017

Another week and another record setting performance for Tyrese Cooper. See what the sophomore had to say after lowering his 300m national record time to 32.87, a world record for U20 athletes according to Track & Field News.

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