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Sydney McLaughlin

Sydney McLaughlin is an American hurdler and sprinter who competes for the University of Kentucky. McLaughlin holds a number of age group world bests and won the Gatorade National Girls Athlete of the Year trophy for both 2015–16 and 2016-17. She placed third in the 400-meter hurdles at the 2016 United States Olympic Trials, qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics. McLaughlin has a personal best of 50.07 in the 400m. She has run numerous times in different relays, sometimes running under 50 seconds.

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Liu Xiang (hurdler)

Liu Xiang is a retired Chinese 110 meter hurdler. Liu is an Olympic Gold medalist and World Champion. His 2004 Olympic gold medal was the first in a men's track and field event for China.

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Katerina Dalaka

Katerina Dalaka is a Greek hurdler. With origins from Katerini, currently representing GS Neapoli Chalkidas, Dalaka has won gold medals at the Panhellenic Games and the Balkan Games in 400 m hurdles as well as in 100 m, 200 m, the 100 m relay and the 400 m relay.

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Omar McLeod

Omar McLeod is a Jamaican hurdler. He is the current 110m hurdle Olympic and World champion. He was NCAA indoor champion in the 60 metres hurdles in 2014 and 2015 and outdoor champion in the 110 metres hurdles in 2015; he turned professional after the 2015 collegiate season, forgoing his two remaining years of collegiate eligibility. His personal best in the 110 metres hurdles ranks him 5th on the world all-time list.

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Queen Harrison

Queen Quedith Harrison is an American hurdler and sprinter who competed in the 400 metres hurdles at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Queen is a meet director for Virginia's Best Track and Field Classic - a 2017 version VHSL meet hosted in Richmond, Virginia started in 2017.

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Sharika Nelvis

Sharika Renea Nelvis is an American hurdler. In 2014, she was NCAA indoor and outdoor sprint hurdles champion. After graduating from Arkansas State University that summer, Nelvis turned professional and topped the indoor world list in 2015. Nelvis represented the United States at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in 100 m hurdles and the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships in 60 m hurdles. Nelvis set the NACAC & American record in the women's 60 metres hurdles with a time of 7.70 at 2018 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

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Lashinda Demus

Lashinda Demus is an American hurdler who specializes in the 400 meter hurdles, an event in which she was the 2011 world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medalist.

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Christina Vukicevic

Ljubica Christina Vukicevic Demidov is a Norwegian former hurdler. She represented Ski IL, and was coached by her father Petar Vukićević, who participated for Yugoslavia in the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. Her brother, Vladimir Vukicevic, is also a hurdler.

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Angela Whyte

Angela Whyte is a Canadian hurdler in track and field athletic competition. She is a three-time Olympian in the 100m hurdles Summer Olympics). She has won multiple medals at both the Pan American Games and the Commonwealth Games in the 100 metres hurdles. She was a four-time All-American and a five-time Big West Conference champion in two years of competition at the University of Idaho and holds school records in the sprints, hurdles, jumps, multi-events and relays at both Idaho and the University of New Mexico. She also holds two Big West records in the 100m hurdles. She is currently an assistant track and field coach at Washington State University.

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Nadine Faustin-Parker

Nadine Faustin-Parker is a Haitian hurdler born in Brussels, Belgium. She has represented Haiti at three Summer Olympics;.

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Shane Brathwaite

Shane Rashad Brathwaite is a hurdler from Barbados who competed in the 110 metres hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics but did not finish the race in the qualifying heats. His gold medal in the octathlon at the 2007 World Youth Championships in Athletics made him the first person from Barbados to win a gold medal at a global athletics championship.

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David Payne (hurdler)

David Thorn Payne is an American hurdler. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and his family moved to the suburb of Wyoming. Payne competed in the 110 and 400 meter hurdles while attending the University of Cincinnati. While at UC, Payne won multiple individual titles in Conference USA and was named Conference USA Outdoor Athlete of the Year while guiding the Bearcats to the C-USA 2004 outdoor title. He set school records for both distances and was a two time NCAA All-American in the 110m hurdles. Payne now resides in Northern Kentucky and trains in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Ayako Kimura

Ayako Kimura is a Japanese hurdler. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 100 meter hurdles.

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Patty Van Wolvelaere

Patricia Jean "Patty" Van Wolvelaere is a retired hurdler from the United States who competed at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics Olympics. Her best finish was the fourth place in the 80 m event in 1968. She won the 100 m hurdles at the 1971 Pan American Games and held four national outdoor titles in this event, in 1971, 1973–74 and 1977. Van Wolvelaere also won the National Indoor Championships in the 60 yard hurdles six times between 1967 and 1974, including four in a row in 1971–74.

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Jack Keller (athlete)

John Alton Claude "Jack" Keller was an American hurdler who set world records in both 120 yard/110 meter and 220 yard events. He won the 110 m hurdles at the 1932 United States Olympic Trials, but narrowly missed out on a medal at the Olympics, placing a close fourth.