Jasmine Camacho-Quinn to compete in semifinals Wednesday

(NBCOlympics.com) — Lowcountry Native Jasmine Camacho-Quinn will compete in the Women’s 100m Hurdles semifinals on Wednesday night. The race is scheduled to begin at 7:53 p.m.

Jasmine is a student at the University of Kentucky, and is competing in the Rio Olympics representing Team Puerto Rico. Her mother is Puerto Rican, making her eligible to compete for Puerto Rico at the Olympic Games.

Jasmine placed third in the Women’s 100m Round one on Tuesday night, with a time of 12.70 seconds.

Her brother Robert Quinn plays football in the NFL with the Los Angeles Rams.

Jasmine began racing hurdles in her early teens in North Charleston, and was was named the Southeastern Conference [SEC] Freshman of the Year in 2016. In 2016 she became the first freshman to win the 100m hurdles at the National Collegiate Athletic Association [NCAA] Championships.

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