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Richard Browne

Track and Field

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  • 2012
Name: Richard Browne
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Classification: T44
DOB: 7/9/1991
Hometown: Jackson, Mississippi
Current Residence: Orlando, Florida
College: Morehouse University (Atlanta), Physics

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, silver (100m)
Career Highlights:
  • 2015: IPC Athletics World Championships, 1st (100m, 200m), 2nd (4x100 relay)
  • 2015: U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships, 1st (100m, 200m)
  • 2013: IPC Athletics World Championships, 1st (4x100m relay), 2nd (100m)
  • 2012: U.S. Paralympic Track and Field Trials, silver (high jump), bronze (100m), 4th (200m)

Browne earned a name for himself at the London 2012 Paralympic Games where he claimed silver in the highly anticipated men's T44 100-meter dash. With sights on gold in Rio, the standout sprinter currently holds the world record in the men's T44 200m (21.62). He was also a member of the U.S. men's 4x100m relay team that holds the current world record set at the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France. A below-the-knee amputee due to a traumatic accident in 2009, Browne grew up in Jackson, Mississippi playing football and basketball but never ran track in high school. Browne Jr. is the son of Richard Browne and Andrea Clincy and has nine brothers and sisters. He also is the father of three children: Jayce, Brooklyn and Aea. Outside of family and track, he enjoys boxing, music and cars.

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