Name: Dawn Harper-Nelson
Event: 100-meter Hurdles
Height: 5-6
Weight: 134
DOB: 5/13/1984
Birthplace: East St. Louis, Ill
 East St. Louis, Ill.
High School: East St. Louis Senior High School (East St. Louis, Ill.) '02
College: UCLA '06

Olympic Experience:
  • Two-time Olympian (2008, 2012); Two-time Olympic medalist
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, silver (100-meter hurdles)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold (100-meter hurdles)
Career Highlights:
  • 2011 World Outdoor, bronze
  • 2009 Outdoor Visa
  • Two-time USA Outdoor champion
  • Two-time NCAA All-American
  • 2003 Pan American Junior Champion

Fun Facts: A 2002 graduate of East St. Louis High School, she won six state titles there ... She won her first national outdoor title and the women's Visa Championship Series in 2009 ... Since graduating from UCLA in 2006, Harper has been training under Bob Kersee in Los Angeles

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