Liberian Athletic Rep. Stranded In Colombia

Seventeen-year old Librarian representative to the just ended youth athletics championship in Colombia is currently stranded in that country.

Mason ZazaWeh, Jr, made Liberia proud at the competition by taking 3rd place, a position that has qualified him for the world junior championship in August 2015.

Mason is being denied re-entry to the United States, where he lived since age 4, due to document irregularities.

According to a renowned Liberian runner, Bill Rogers Mason, has made Liberia proud and needs to return to the US to prepare for the junior world championship he has qualified for.

Ms. Fatima Mohamed who sponsored Mason to the competition is appealing to the government of Liberia to intervene.

Mason, competing for the first time made name for Liberia finishing 10:45″m in 110m bundles (91. 4cm) heat on July 16.

Mason ZazaWeh attends Upper Darby High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.