That means Burrell could be living in Manhattan for several years, a scenario that would have been unfathomable to her two years ago.
"Who would have thought that I would be here,' she said. "Who would have thought that I would end up in the middle of Kansas training in total obscurity and liking it and doing well."
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Residence: Formerly of Reseda
Honors: Placed second in the heptathlon in U.S. Olympic trials in July. . . . Won national title and finished second in Pan American Games in 1999. . . . Ranked second in the U.S. by Track & Field News magazine in 1999, fourth in 1998 and 10th in 1995.
What: Women's heptathlon
When: Sept. 23-24.
Where: Sydney Olympic Stadium
Events: 100-meter high hurdles, high jump, shot put and 200 on Sept. 23; long jump, javelin and 800 on Sept. 24.
Medal Favorites: Eunice Barber, France; Denise Lewis, Great Britain; Yelena Prokhorova, Russia; Sabine Braun, Germany.