Carmie Prinsloo - Women's Cross Country - Arkansas Razorbacks

Carmie Prinsloo

Fr. | Pretoria, South Africa | Hoërskool Montana

2018 Youth Olympian who is the fourth female distance runner from South Africa to become a Razorback, following Christine Kalmer, Dominique Scott and Carina Viljoen. In March of 2020, in three races over a span of seven days, improved her best times to 4:17.09 (1,500m), 16:39.64 (5,000m) and 2:06.66 (800m).

During 2021 season, bettered times in 3,000m with 9:13.51, and 5,000m with 16:12.57. Among U20 lists, ranked as the top South African in 2021 in the 3,000m and 5,000m while No. 15 in both events on Africa U20 list. Bronze medalist at South African Championships in 1,500m, and her top time of 4:18.05 for the season ranked first in South Africa on the U20 list and No. 14 among Africa U20.

A two-time South African junior cross country champion who has raced barefoot, competed in the 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Denmark, placing 27th and finishing second among the South African squad as they were fifth in team scoring. Competed in the 2019 Senior Championships in South Africa, claimed silver medals in the 1,500m and 10,000m. During the Youth Olympics, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, finished fourth in the 3,000m and also placed 13th among a field of 52 athletes in a cross country race.

Career best marks: 2:06.66 A (800m), 2:47.58 A (1,000m), 4:18.05 (1,500m), 9:13.51 (3,000m), 16:12.57 (5,000m), 36:10.21 A (10,000m)

Carmie Prinsloo was born January 31, 2002.