ALYSSA CONLEY

DOB – 27th April 1991

EVENT – 100m and 200m

MEDALS – ALL AFRICA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Mauritius) 2009

100 m – SILVER

200 m – GOLD

PERSONAL BESTS: 100m 11.29 sec

200m 23.01 sec

ASA Night Series in Pretoria

“There is no passion to be found in playing small – In setting fro a life that is less than one you are capable of living” N. Mandela

Alyssa Conley lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has completed her undergraduate degree in Sports Psychology and her Honors degree in Sports Management at the University of Johannesburg.

Alyssa first showed her talent and hard work as a youth and junior athlete where she represented South Africa at the World Youth Championships in Ostrava in 2007 being the first youth female sprinter to make both finals in the 100m and 200m. In 2009 she represented South Africa at the World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, she took a step up in her career when she placed second in the 100m Junior African Championships and 1st in the 200m in Mauritius 2009

Even thou Alyssa has faced many challenges with injuries in her career she has managed to bounce back and run a great opening to the 2016 athletics season with a P.b. of 11.29sec in the 100m and 23.09sec in the 200m.

alyssa run

” It’s not whether you get knocked down but it is whether you get up. I believe I’m on my way to achieving greatness”

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  Performance Wind Place Date

 

100 m 11.83   Ostrava 2007
  11.94   Pretoria 2008
  11.92   Pretoria 2009
  11.75   U.J. 2012
  11.60   Germiston 2013
  11.29   Pretoria 2016
  11.36   Stellenbosch 2016
200 m 23.85   Ostrava 2007
  24.00   Pretoria 2009
  23.46   Potch 2013
  23.09   Germiston 2016
  23.01 +0,7 Stellenbosch 2016

HONOURS:

Rank Mark Place Date
Pacific School Games 1st 100m – 12.05 2005
2nd 200m – 2005
5th IAAF World Youth Championships 6 100m – 11.89 Ostrava 12 Jul 2007
8 200 m – 24.40 15 Jul 2007
12th IAAF World Junior Championships 4h4 200 m – 24.44 Bydgoszcs 10 Jul 2008
African Junior Championships 1st 100m Mauritius 2016
2nd 200 m 2016

alyssa

“ I want to be an inspiration to people with a dream, I want to show people that through hard-work, believe and dedication all things are possible. I consider myself a very humble and persistent athlete who wants to achieve the best in every aspect of my life”