Name: David Kendziera
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 400-meter Hurdles
Height: 6-4
DOB: 9/9/1994
Birthplace: Mount Prospect, Ill.
Hometown: Mount Prospect, Ill.
High School: Prospect High School (Mount Prospect, Ill.)
College: University of Illinois
Team/Club: UNC Track Club
Coach(es): Adrian Wheatley
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 12th (400-meter hurdles)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 USATF Outdoor Championships, fifth (400-meter hurdles)
  • 2018 NCAA Championships, silver (110-meter hurdles)
  • 2018 USATF Outdoor Championships, fifth (400-meter hurdles)
  • 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championships, bronze (110-meter hurdles)
  • 10-time NCAA All-American
Personal: Son of David and Maureen Kendziera...Has one sister, Brenda, who is on the women's track team, and one brother, Ryan...Hobbies include playing football, basketball and hockey, watching movies, cooking, and public speaking.