Name: Courtney Okolo
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 400-meter, 4x400m pool
Height: 5-7
Weight: 127
DOB: 3/15/1994
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Hometown: Carrollton, Texas
High School: Newman Smith High School (Carrollton, Texas) ‘12
College: University of Texas ‘16, Exercise Science (major); African and African Diaspora Studies (minor)
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (gold)
  • Rio 2016, gold (4x400m)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – gold (400m, 4x400m)
  • Years of participation: Indoor – 2016, 2018
  • Medals: 3 (3 golds)
  • Gold – 2018 (400m, 4x400m); 2016 (4x400m)
Personal: Daughter of David and Comfort Okolo...Has three siblings, Tia, Emeka and Stephanie...2014 Bowerman Award finalist...Three-time NCAA champion in both the 400-meter and 4x400.