Fourth-grade student top-10 finisher in IronKids Triathlon

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Woodward North fourth-grader Malia Nelson competed in the IronKids Triathlon in Alpharetta on Sept. 16 with more than 1,500 children.

Nelson placed seventh overall in the 9-year-old girls’ category. As a top-10 finisher, Nelson qualified to compete in the 2013 IronKids National Championship and had a chance to meet one of her idols, Winter Vinecki, who started a nonprofit organization to support prostate cancer research in memory of her father.

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