LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Vashti Cunningham, a Bishop Gorman graduate, qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games at the U.S. Track and Field trials in Eugene, Oregon over the weekend. She earned a spot by winning the high jump.
The 23-year-old cleared 6 feet, 5 inches.
She made the team for Rio in 2016 and finished in 13th place. She also won a bronze medal at the 2019 world championships in Doha, Qatar.
Her father is UNLV legend Randall Cunningham who was a longtime NFL quarterback. He’s also her coach.