Event: 400m Hurdles
PR: 47.63 (2010)
Current Residence: Clayton, N.C.
High School: Clayton (N.C.) HS ‘07
College: South Carolina ‘11
Coach: Curtis Frye
Agent: Renaldo Nehemiah
Two-time USA Outdoor runner-up – 2009 (48.18); 2010 (47.63)
2008 USA Junior Championships runner-up (49.74)
2009 Pan Am Junior Championships 110mH (13.47) & 400mH (50.87) champion
2008 World Junior Championships runner-up (49.25)
2010 NCAA Outdoor champion (48.75)
2009 NCAA Outdoor runner-up (48.62)
Awards and Honors
Eight-time All-American at South Carolina
Following his junior season at the University of South Carolina in 2010, Dutch turned professional, although he intends to finish his degree in media arts and will continue to be coached by Curtis Frye. By winning the 400m hurdles title at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships, he became the first South Carolina male athlete to win a 400m hurdle title. As a sophomore in college, Dutch earned a roster spot for the 2009 World Outdoor Championships in Berlin after finishing second at the USA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore. During the 2009 collegiate season, Dutch won the SEC and NCAA East Region titles before taking second at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. As a prep star at Clayton high school in North Carolina, Dutch was named All-American all four years of high school for indoor and outdoor hurdle events and a nine-time state champion in both hurdle events. South Carolina was his school of choice over Tennessee, Florida and Southern California. His hobbies include creating films, going to the movies and swimming and lists 2005 World Championships 400m silver medalist James Carter as one of his favorite athletes.
2012: 1st at Clermont NTC (48.90); Sprint 2nd at Kawasaki Grand Prix (49.52); 2nd at Shizuoka (49.13); 6th at Boston Indoor Grand Prix 400m (48.86)
2011: 5th at USA Outdoors (48.47); 1st at Gainesville Florida Relays (51.09); 1st at Columbia Gamecook Open (50.97); 1st at Daegu (49.03); 8th in Birmingham (50.18); 8th in Monaco (50.17)
2010: Runner-up at USA Outdoors (47.63); NCAA Outdoor champion (48.75); 1st place (48.12) at NCAA East Regional Meet; SEC Champion (49.56); 1st at Greensboro (48.12)
2009: Runner-up at USA Outdoors (48.18); 6th in semifinal at World Outdoors (49.28); runner-up at NCAA Outdoors (48.62); SEC & NCAA East Region champ.
2008: 5th at Olympic Trials (48.52); runner-up at USA Junior Champs (49.74); runner-up at World Junior Champs (49.25).
2007: Pan Am Junior 110mH (13.47) & 400mH champ (50.87); runner-up at USA Junior Champs at 110mH (13.36) & 400mH (50.07).
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2010: Outdoor bests – 47.63 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 2 in the world)
2009: Outdoor bests – 48.18 (No. 3 in the USA, No. 7 in the world)
2008: Outdoor bests – 48.52 (No. 6 in the USA, No. 9 in the world)
2007: Outdoor bests – 400mH, 50.07; 110mH, 13.36