Michael Tinsley

Track and Field

  • 2012

TwitterName: Michael Tinsley
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: 400m Hurdles
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 180
Current Residence: Round Rock, Texas
School: Jackson State '06, Criminal Justice

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, silver in the 400m hurdles
Career Highlights:
  • 2012 Olympic Trials champion
  • 3rd at 2010 USA Outdoors
  • 2006 NCAA Outdoor champion
  • 3rd at 2005 NCAA Outdoors
  • Three-time NCAA All-American

Fun Facts: With his win at the 2006 NCAA Outdoor Championships, Tinsley became the first Jackson State University track athlete to win an NCAA Division I title ... To celebrate his win, JSU proclaimed Thursday, June 15, 2006, “Michael Tinsley Day” and publicly recognized him and his family with a reception held in the Walter Payton Health and Wellness Center on campus ... An All-State and All-District selection in several events during his high school career, Tinsley was a Criminal Justice major at Jackson State

Learn more: 
USA Track & Field


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