TwitterFacebookName: Lashinda Demus
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: 400m Hurdles
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 136
Current Residence: Palmdale, Calif.
College: University of South Carolina

Olympic Experience:
  • 2004 Olympic Games
  • 2012 Olympic Games, silver in the 400m hurdles
Career Highlights:
  • 2002 NCAA Outdoor champion
  • 2003 NCAA Indoor 400m champion
  • 2006 Outdoor Visa champion
  • 2009 World Outdoor 4x400m gold medalist
  • 2011 World Outdoor gold medalist
  • Four-time USA Outdoor 400mH champion

Fun Facts: Now at the peak of her career and a mother of five-year-old twin boys, she enjoys the support of her mother, who is her coach, and her husband, who serves as her agent ... In 2008 attempted an unusual comeback from maternity, having given birth to twin boys in June 2007 ... Twins run in her family - her grandfather is a twin, and his mother had 20 children total, with four sets of twins

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