Meet U.S. Track Star Abby Steiner

The World Athletics Championships continued on from Eugene, Oregon, on Thursday night.

Abby Steiner, a former collegiate track star, will compete tonight

The former Kentucky Wildcats star's remarkable performance this year has ignited the track community.

She began her career at Kentucky by participating in both track and soccer.

Steiner ran a 200-meter NCAA outdoor record of 21.80 to win the competition.

She is currently competing against some of the world's fastest female runners

Steiner qualified for the 200-meter final at the World Athletics Championships earlier this week after placing second in her semi-final heat.

She'll be out on the track at 10:30 p.m. ET on USA.

Shericka Jackson of Jamaica won the event in a championship-best time of 21.45

After Florence Griffth-Joyner, who ran 21.34 in 1988, she is the second-fastest woman to ever compete in the race

In addition to being from Jamaica, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce placed second in the 100 metres with a time of 21.81.

Steiner caught the attention of Hayward Field's predominantly American crowd. Nobody truly is familiar with her.

Sports have always played a significant role in Steiner's life; when she first entered college, she even competed in both track and soccer at Kentucky.

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