Justin Gatlin

Track and Field

Name: Justin Gatlin
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 100-meter, 200-meter, 4x100-meter
Height: 6-1
Weight: 177
DOB: 2/10/1982
Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Hometown: Woodham, Fla.
High School: Woodham High School (Woodham, Fla.) '00
College: University of Tennessee ’02, Psychology; Troy University ’06, Psychology
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2004, 2012); Four-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronzes)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, qualified
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, bronze (100m); DQ (4x100m)
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gold (100m); silver (4x100m); bronze (200m)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – silver (100m, 200m)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2005 (100m, 200m); 2011 (100m); 2013 (100m, 4x100m); 2015 (100m, 200m); Indoor – 2012 (60m); 2013 (60m)
  • Medals: 8 (4 golds, 4 silvers)
  • Gold – 2003 (60m); 2005 (100m, 200m); 2012 (60m)
  • Silver – 2013 (100m, 4x100m); 2015 (100m, 200m)
Personal: Son of Willie and Jeanette Gatlin...Has one son, Jace...In 2005, became only the second man in history to sweep the 100- and 200-meter world titles and his winning margin of 0.17 seconds in the 100 was the biggest in world championship history...Remained unbeaten in the 200-meter from May 18, 2013, to July 7, 2016...In just two collegiate seasons before turning professional, Gatlin won six NCAA titles at the University of Tennessee...Hobbies include watching movies and reading.

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