FOX6 Web Fix: Extreme act of sportsmanship at high school track meet

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A West Liberty-Salem runner helps carry a struggling Arlington runner who collapsed just short of the finish line at the Div. III 3200 meter race at the Ohio high school state track meet at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus on June 2, 2012.

The West Liberty-Salem athlete finished first in the 1600 meter race earlier in the day. She was running in last place in the 3200 meter race when she approached her opponent struggling to pick herself up from the track on the home stretch.

Without hesitation, she scooped her competitor up and wrapped an arm around her shoulders. As the crowd roared, the incredible sportsmanship continued to the finish line…

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