Name: Phyllis Francis
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 400-meter, 4x400-meter
Height: 5-11
Weight: 158
DOB: 5/4/1992
Birthplace: New York City, N.Y.
Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
High School: Catherine McAuley High School (Brooklyn, N.Y.) ‘10
College: University of Oregon ’14, Social Sciences
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (gold)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x400m); 5th (400m)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – silver (4x400m): 7th (400m)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2015 (400m, 4x400m)
  • Medals: 1 (silver)
  • Silver – 2015 (4x400m)
Personal: Daughter of Andrew and Kimberly Francis...Has one sister, Claudia...Became the first woman to win a 400-meter NCAA title for the University of Oregon (indoor, 2014), breaking Olympian Francena McCorory's record from 2010.