Track and Field
Event: 100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter
College: University of Southern California, Elementary Education
- Three-time Olympian; Five-time Olympic medalist (3 gold, 2 silver)
- London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (200-meter, 4x100-meter relay), 5th place (100-meter)
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold (4x400-meter relay), silver (200-meter)
- Athens 2004 Olympic Games, silver (200-meter)
- Six-time U.S. outdoor 200-meter champion (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012)
- Three-time World outdoor 200-meter gold medalist (2005, 2007, 2009)
- Three-time World outdoor 4x400-meter gold medalist (2007, 2009, 2011)
- 2011 World outdoor 4x100-meter relay gold medalist
- 2011 World outdoor 400-meter silver medalist
- 2011 World outdoor 200-meter bronze medalist
- 2011 U.S. outdoor 400-meter champion
- 2010 U.S. outdoor 100-meter champion
- 2010 U.S. indoor 400-meter champion
- 2007 World outdoor 4x100-meter relay gold medalist
- Five-time Jesse Owens/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Award winner (2005, 2007, 2010, 2015)
Fun Facts: First tried running track in 9th grade ... Father, Paul, is an ordained minister who teaches New Testament Greek ... High school teammates called her “chicken legs” due to her long, spindly legs
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