OUTDOOR USATF CHAMPIONSHIP - “This will be the first time that I am competing at USA Nationals and there is not a title on the line. To say that I have won a National Championship would be a personal accomplishment for me. USA; USA!” - Two-Time Olympic Medalist Dawn Harper Nelson
OUTDOOR USATF CHAMPIONSHIP - “I am looking to enjoy myself at the [USATF Outdoor] Championship. Everyone is saying that when the 100m hurdlers step on the track they expect fireworks. I am looking forward to giving fireworks.” – Two-Time Olympic Medalist Dawn Harper Nelson
OUTDOOR USATF CHAMPIONSHIP- “I have been talking with my coach, and we have had some really good practices. At Nationals there will be some great competitors. I have been saying this all year, but I feel I am finally to the point that I am running my own race. With the hurdles, you are always learning and figuring out what works for you. I feel that I am in the best shape of my life, and mentally, I am prepared to handle any challenges that come with competing. Again, it will be exciting to run in guaranteed great weather and a fast track. The ladies will give you fireworks. Just exciting to be running in Sacramento, [Calif.].” - Two-Time Olympic Medalist Dawn Harper Nelson
DOB: 5/13/84 Height: 5’6” Weight: 134 Hometown: East St. Louis, Ill.
College: UCLA ’06 High School: East St. Louis High School ’02
Coach: Bobby Kersee Sponsor: Nike
PB: 12.37 – 2012 Olympics (London) World Ranking: 2
2014 USATF Outdoor Championships
Sacramento State University
Thursday-Sunday, June 26-29, 2014
100m Hurdles Event Times
Friday, June 27, 5:25 PM PT (Qualifying Round)
Televised - 10 PM- 12 AM NBC Sports Network
Saturday, June 28, 11 AM PT (Semi-finals)
Saturday, June 28, 2:25 PM PT (Final)
Televised – 3-4 PM Universal Sports Network &
4-6 PM NBC
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