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Gail Devers

Awards And Accomplishments

1984 Won 100-meter dash and 100-meter hurdles, and places second in long jump in California high school state championships
1987 Gold medal in the 100-meter dash at the 1987 Pan-American Games
1988 Set an American record in the 100-meter hurdles
1988 NCAA champion in the 100-meter dash
1988 Member of U.S. Olympic Team
1992 Silver medal in 100-meter hurdles at the World Track & Field Championships
1992 Gold medal in 100-meter dash at 1992 Summer Olympics
1992-93 Ran world's fastest time in 100-meter hurdles
1993 Gold medal in 60-meter dash at the World Indoor Track & Field Championships
1993 Gold medals in 100-meter dash and 100-meter hurdles at World Track & Field Championships, the first woman to do this in international competition in 45 years
1993 Set American indoor record in 60-meter dash
1993 Won 21 of 23 races in hurdles and sprints
1993 Ran world's fastest time in 100-meter dash
1994 Named one of two top athletes in 1993 (along with fellow track and field star, Michael Johnson) by the U.S. Olympic Committee
1995 Won the 100-meter hurdles at the World Track & Field Championships
1996 Gold medal in 100-meter dash at the 1996 Summer Olympics, becoming only the second woman in history (the other is Wyomia Tyus) to win back-to-back Olympic golds in the 100-meter dash; also won a gold medal as part of the 4 × 100-meter relay at the 1996 Olympics
1997 Gold medal for the 4 × 100-meter relay at the World Track & Field Championships
1999 Gold medal and sets national record in 100-meter hurdles at the World Track & Field Championships
2000 Broke her own national record in 100-meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic trials

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