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Brandon Johnson (athlete)

Brandon Johnson (born March 2, 1985) is an American middle-distance track athlete, specializing in the 800 metres and formerly the 400 meter hurdles distances.[1]

Contents

  • Junior career 1
  • College career 2
  • International career 3
  • Achievements 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Junior career

At the 2004 World Junior Championships in Athletics Johnson won gold as part of the 4x400 meter relay team and silver in the 400 meter hurdles.[2]

College career

Johnson was runner-up at the 2007 NCAA Men's Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the UCLA Bruins in the 400 meter hurdles.[3]

International career

At the 2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Johnson finished 3rd in the 800m securing a spot at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics where he was a semifinalist.[4][5]

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 2nd 400m hurdles 48.62
1st 4×400m relay 3:01.09
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 3rd 4×800 m relay 7:09.06
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 1st Distance medley relay 9:15.50 (WR)

References

  1. ^ http://dailyrelay.com/5-questions-with-brandon-johnson/
  2. ^ http://www.uclabruins.com/ViewArticle.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=30500&ATCLID=208206552
  3. ^ http://www.usatf.org/Athlete-Bios/Brandon-Johnson.aspx
  4. ^ http://www.letsrun.com/news/2013/06/duane-solomon-goes-wire-to-wire-to-run-world-leading-143-27-to-stop-nick-symmonds-streak-of-us-titles-at-five/
  5. ^ http://www.oregonlive.com/trackandfield/index.ssf/2013/08/track_and_field_nick_symmonds.html

External links

  • Brandon Johnson profile at IAAF
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