TwitterName: Angelo Taylor
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: 400m Hurdles, 400m
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 185
Current Residence: Atlanta, Georgia
School: Georgia Tech '99

Olympic Experience:

  • 2000 Olympic Games, gold medal in the 400m hurdles
  • 2004 Olympic Games, 4th in 400m hurdles semifinal
  • 2008 Olympic Games, gold medal in the 400m hurdles, 4x400m relay
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 5th place in the 400m hurdles, silver medal in the 4x400m relay
Career Highlights:
  • Three-time USA Outdoor 400mH champion
  • 1999 USA Indoor 400m champion
  • Three-time USA Outdoor 400mH bronze medalist
  • 1996 USA Junior 400mH champion
  • 1997 NCAA Indoor 400m bronze medalist
  • 2000 Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year
  • 1998 Collegiate Athlete of the Year

Fun Facts: After he had a few off years in the mid-2000s he was working full-time as an electrician in addition to training ... In 2000, Taylor won Olympic gold just four years after graduating from high school, at age 21 ... Both his parents ran, and his father played football at Albany State (Ga.) ... Taylor is the father of twin boys, born November 2004, Xavier and Isaiah, who often accompany him to the training track

Learn more: 
USA Track & Field