PR: 200m - 20.33 (2012)
Current Residence: Oxford, Miss.
Hometown: Junction City, Kan.
High School: Junction City (Kan.) H.S.
Coach: Joe Walker
3rd at 2012 Olympic Trials 200m (20.16)
2012 SEC Outdoor 200m champion (20.32)
Third at 2012 NCAA Indoors (21.29)
Awards and Honors
Allen Community College Male Track Athlete of the Year
Isiah Young proved he is an up and comer in American sprinting after qualifying as a member of Team USA in the 200m to the London Olympic Games. He qualified at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials with a wind-aided time of 20.16. The performance at the Trials came following a complete collegiate season for Young, which included an SEC Outdoor title competing for Ole' Miss. Young just completed his junior season in Oxford after spending his first two years at Allen Community College where he was given their Male Track Athlete of the Year award.
2012: 8th in second heat of semi-final at Olympic Games (20.89); 3rd at Olympic Trials 200m (20.16); 7th at NCAA Indoors 60m (6.63); SEC Outdoor 200m champion (20.32); fourth at NCAA Outdoors 200m (20.89); third at NCAA Indoor 200m (21.29)
2011: Memphis Rhodes College Open 100m (10.74) and 200m (21.38) champion
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2012: Outdoor bests - 200m, 20.33 (No. 9 in the USA, No. 23 in the world, ranked No. 4 in the USA by T&FN)
2011: Outdoor bests - 200m, 21.14
2010: Outdoor bests - 200m, 21.29
2009: Outdoor bests - 200m, 21.50