Name: Charles Silmon
Event: 4x100-meter
Height: 5-8
Weight: 165
DOB: 7/4/1991
Birthplace: Waco, Texas
Hometown: Waco, Texas
High School: Waco High School (Waco, Texas) ‘09
College: Texas Christian University ’13, Social Work

Career Highlights:

  • 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships, 4th (100-meter)
  • 2013 IAAF World Outdoor Championships, silver (4x100-meter)
  • 2013 USATF Outdoor Championships, 3rd (100-meter)
  • 2013 Monaco Diamond League, 1st (4x100-meter)
  • 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 1st (100-meter)
  • 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships, 3rd (60-meter)
  • 2013 Big 12 Championships, 1st (100-meter, 200-meter, 4x100-meter)
  • 2012 NACAU U-23 Championships, gold (4x100-meter), bronze (100-meter)
  • 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships, gold (4x100-meter), silver (100-meter)
  • Nine-time NCAA All-American

First broke the 10-second barrier in the 100-meter at the 2013 USATF Outdoor Championships…Aspired to play in the NFL, but switched to track and field after tearing his ACL in high school.

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