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United States
Age: 26
Date of Birth: Nov. 28, 1977
Hometown: Waycross, Ga.
Current Residence: Columbia, Mo.
Sport: Track and field
Event: Men's 800
Height: 5-11
Weight: 160
College: Missouri
Coach: Jeff Pigg
Club/team: adidas
Previous Olympics: None
World Championships: 2001 - 5th in opening heat.
National Championships: 2003 - 6th in semifinals; 2002 - 3rd; 2001 - 2nd; 2000 - 5th in semifinals at trials; 1999 - 4th in preliminaries; 1998 - 6th in semifinals; 1997 - 7th in preliminaries.
2004 Qualifying: 3rd in U.S. trials.
World rank: 37th through July 26.
Other career highlights: 2002 U.S. indoor champion; 1999 NCAA outdoor champion; 1999 World University Games bronze medalist.