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Clayton Parros

Clayton Parros

Event: 200m/400m
Height: 6'0
Weight: 170
PR: Outdoor: 20.66, 45.42; Indoor: 20.85, 45.75
Born: 12/11/1990
Current Residence: Clermont, FL
Hometown: Bloomfield, NJ
High School: Seton Hall Prep
College: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Coach: Derrick White
Agent: Charles Wells
Sponsor: adidas
Club: Pure Athletics
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USA Championships


International Championships
2014 World Indoor 4x400m champion 

Collegiate Championships
Two-Time ACC Outdoor 4x400 champion -- 2012; 2013 
Two-Time ACC Indoor 400m champion -- 2010; 2011 
2010 ACC Indoor 4x400m champion

Awards and Honors
All-American
11-time All-ACC

About Clayton
Parros excelled as a 200m and 400m sprinter during his four-year career at the University of North Carolina. Parros claimed back-to-back ACC Indoor 400m titles as a freshman and sophomore and helped his team win three ACC 4x400m relay championships during his tenure at Chapel Hill. Due to his fifth place finish in the 400m at the 2014 USA Indoor Championships Parros earned a place on the U.S. 4x400m relay team headed to the World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland. Parros ran the first leg of the first heat, helping Team USA to an easy win. Team USA would go on to break the world indoor record in the finals, earning Parros his first international gold. 

Results
2014: 5th at USA Indoors (45.92); 

USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests 
2014: Indoor bests -- 200m, 21.15 (No. 34 in the USA); 400m, 45.92 (No. 10 in the USA, No. 16 in the World); Outdoor bests -- 200m, 20.66 (No. 18 in the USA); 400m, 45.42 (No. 5 in the USA) 
2013: Outdoor bests -- 400m, 45.73 (No. 24 in the USA)
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