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Former Cat Alexis Holmes is Paris bound making her first Olympic team

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Posted at 12:10 AM, Jun 24, 2024

(LEX 18) — Former Kentucky Wildcat Alexis Holmes — graduating from UK in 2022 — is headed to Paris to compete in her first Olympic games.

Holmes finished third in the women's 400m with a personal record time of 49.78 seconds.

Kendall Ellis finished first (49.46) earning her second Olympic berth by clocking back-to-back personal bests. Aaliyah Butler finished in second (49.71).

The 2024 Olympic Games in Paris is from July 26 through Aug. 11.