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LaShawn Merritt

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 3
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLaShawn•Merritt
Used nameLaShawn•Merritt
Born27 June 1986 in Portsmouth, Virginia (USA)
Measurements191 cm / 86 kg
AffiliationsNike, Beaverton (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Personal Bests: 400 – 43.74 (2013).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2008 Summer Olympics Athletics USA LaShawn Merritt
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
2012 Summer Olympics Athletics USA LaShawn Merritt
400 metres, Men (Olympic) AC
2016 Summer Olympics Athletics USA LaShawn Merritt
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 6
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
2008 Summer Olympics 23 August 2008 Athletics 4 × 400 metres Relay, Men Final 2:55.39 1

Special Notes