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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.


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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Michelle Jenneke

Michelle "Shelly" Jenneke is an Australian hurdler and model, who won a silver medal for the 100 m hurdles at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. She won the 100 m hurdles at the 2016 Australian Athletics Championships to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games. In 2012, she received worldwide media attention after her pre-race warm-up dance went viral on the internet.


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.


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.


Kendall Sheffield

Kendall Sheffield is an American football defensive back for the Ohio State Buckeyes.


Abderrahman Samba

Abderrahman Samba is a Qatari male track and field athlete who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles. He was born in Mauritania but transferred his allegiance to Qatar and became eligible to compete for his adopted country in May 2016. He is the second fastest 400m hurdler ever and the second person to run the 400m hurdle event in less than 47 seconds.


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.


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.


Rod Milburn

Rodney "Rod" Milburn Jr. was an American athlete who won gold at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich in the 110m hurdles.


Derrick Adkins

Derrick Ralph Adkins is a former American track and field athlete who specialized in the 400-meter hurdles. He was an Olympic gold medalist in that event at the 1996 Summer Olympics and World Champion at the 1995 World Championships in Athletics. He was the fastest man in the world in the 1994 and 1996 seasons and holds a personal record of 47.54 seconds. Adkins was a two-time national champion at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.


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.


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.


Jung Hye-lim

Jung Hye-lim is a South Korean hurdler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 100 metres hurdles. In her home country, she was nicknamed "the eoljjang hurdler" for her pretty appearance.


Ronald Levy (athlete)

Ronald Levy is a Jamaican male track and field athlete who competes in the 110 metres hurdles. He holds a personal best of 13.05 seconds for that event, set in 2017, as well as a 100 metres sprint best of 10.17 seconds. He was the gold meadllist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and represented his country at the World Championships in Athletics in 2017.