Sport: Track & Field
Current Residence: Salem, OR
College: Rend Lake Community College
- 2012 Olympic Games, 5th in men's 100m, Silver in men's 4x100m
- 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, 3rd (100-meter)
- 2008 U.S. Junior Championships, 3rd (100-meter)
- 2008 U.S. Junior Championships, 7th (200-meter)
Fun Facts: Bailey, who is the youngest of eight children, first stepped onto to a track as a sophomore, but his career was abbreviated due to injuries and poor grades ... Father of a baby boy, Tyree, an experience he says is "probably one of the best things that ever happened to me" ... He spent one year out of school entirely, working with his high school and current coach, John Parks, and spent half a year at Rend Lake College College in Illinois, where he won junior college national titles
USA Track and Field
Ryan Bailey And Justin Olsen Win Men’s Bobsled Push Championships
Craig Bohnert Sept. 21, 2016
2012 Olympic sprinter Bailey won his first bobsled competition.
Olympic Track Stars Tyson Gay, Lolo Jones, Ryan Bailey Among Those Competing At Bobsled Push Championships
Craig Bohnert Sept. 19, 2016
The 56 competitors also include Olympic medalist Aja Evans and world champion Cherrelle Garrett.
Once A Track Olympic Medalist, Ryan Bailey Now Eyes A Bobsled Career
Associated Press Aug. 29, 2016
Bailey, who earned 4x100 silver in 2012 before it was reallocated, looks to return to the Games in bobsled.
USOC Statement Regarding 4x100-Meter Disqualification
United States Olympic Committee May 13, 2015
"We will begin efforts to have the medals returned, and support all measures to protect clean athletes."
Men's 4x100-Meter Team Bests Jamaica At World Relays
USA Track & Field May 03, 2015
Meanwhile, the U.S. women set a distance medley relay world record by nearly 12 seconds.