Kerron Clement

Track and Field

Name: Kerron Clement
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 400-meter Hurdles
Height: 6-2
Weight: 192
DOB: 10/31/1985
Birthplace: Port of Spain
Hometown: LaPorte, Texas
High School: LaPorte High School (LaPorte, Texas) ‘03
College: University of Florida ‘07
Coach(es): Bob Kersee
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016); Three-time Olympic medalist (2 golds, 1 silver)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (400m hurdles)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 8th (400m hurdles)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold (4x400m); silver (400m hurdles)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 4th (400m hurdles)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
  • Medals 4 (4 golds)
  • Gold – 2007 (400m hurdles, 4x400m); 2009 – (400m hurdles, 4x400m)
Personal: Son of Gordian and Claudette...Has two sisters, Kizzy and Krystle...Hobbies include photography and singing...Is a model and actor, and appeared in a music video for Beyonce...In 2009, joined National Track & Field Hall of Famer Edwin Moses (1983, 1987) and Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic (2001, 2003) as the only men ever to win the 400-meter hurdles world title twice, with all three accomplishing the feat in consecutive meets...Shocked the world when he ran 44.57 seconds to win the 2005 NCAA indoor 400-meter title, breaking Michael Johnson’s world record of 44.63 (1995)...In 2007, at just 22 years of age, ranked No. 1 in the world by Track & Field News.

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