COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – United Local senior Kaleb Nastari broke his own OHSAA Division III state record, winning a second consecutive state championship in the 800 Meter Run Saturday at the State Track and Field Championships at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus.
Nastari posted a time of 1:48.31, which is currently the best time in the nation currently.
It also breaks the 800 Meter record in Ohio, regardless of division.
Cedarville’s Caleb Sultan finishing with a time of 1:52.26.
The two-time state champion broke his previous record of 1:49.56 which he set at the state meet in 2022.
He likewise broke the Owens Stadium record which was set by former Canfield track star Nick Plant, who posted a time of 1:48.65 a year ago.
A list of local standouts who reached the podium at the 2023 OHSAA State Track and Field meet is available here.