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2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

 

Maurice Mitchell

Maurice Mitchell

Event: Sprints
Height: 5-11
Weight: 163
PR: 100m - 10.00 (2011); 200m - 20.13 (2012)
Born: 12/22/1989
Current Residence: Tallahassee, Fla.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
High School: Raytown (Mo.) South H.S.
College: Florida State '12
Coach: Ken Harden
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USA Championships
2012 Olympic Trials runner-up (20.14)

International Championships
2012 World Indoor Championships 4x400m gold medalist (3:03.94)

Collegiate Championships
Two-time NCAA Outdoor 200m champion - 2011 (19.99w) and 2012 (20.40)
2012 NCAA Indoor 200m runner-up (20.66)
2011 NCAA Outdoor 4x100m champion (38.77)
3rd in 100m at 2011 NCAA Outdoor (10.00)
11-time ACC champion
 
Awards and Honors
Five-time NCAA Division I All-American
ACC 200m outdoor record holder (20.19)
13-time All-ACC
Three-time ACC Outdoor Performer of the Year
Three-time Missouri Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year – 2006, 2007, 2008
 
About Maurice
Alongside veteran Wallace Spearmon, Maurice Mitchell and Isaiah Young added young talent at the 2012London Olympic Games as they represented Team USA in the 200 meters. An NCAA Outdoor champion, Mitchell appears to be one of America's next big names in the sport as he also already owns a World Indoor Championships gold medal. As a high school athlete, he was the top ranked recruit in the nation. Winning three Gatorade Athlete of the Year awards, Mitchell won eight state titles and a pair of state records. He is a social science major at Florida State.
Results
2013: 7th at Paris 200m (20.74); 5th at Edmonton 200m (20.59); 6th at USA Outdoors 200m (20.32); 8th at Prefontaine 200m (20.73); 4th at Nassau 200m (21.13)
2012: 4th in semi-final heat at Olympic Games (20.56); Olympic Trials runner-up (20.14); NCAA Outdoor 200m runner-up (20.40); 1st at Georgia Tech Invite (10.21); ACC champion in 200m (20.65); NCAA Indoor 200m runner-up (20.66) and 6th in 60m (6.62); ACC Indoor 200m champion (20.66) and 60m runner-up (6.67); 1st at Fayetteville Arkansas Last Chance indoor (6.61)
2011: NCAA Outdoor 200m (19.99w) and 4x100m champion (38.77); 2nd at Razorback Invitational 60m (6.66); 3rd at NCAA Indoor 60m (6.64); 3rd at NCAA East Regional 100m (10.00) and 1st in 200m; 3rd in semi-finals at USA Outdoors 100m (10.24)
 
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2013
Outdoor bests - 200m, 20.32 (No. 10 in the USA, No. 20 in the World, ranked No. 9 in the USA by T&FN) 
2012: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.59 (No. 11 in the USA, No. 21 in the world); 200m, 20.60 (No. 3 in the USA, No. 5 in the world); Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.03 (No. 9 in the USA, No. 26 in the world, ranked No. 10 in the USA by T&FN); 200m, 20.13 (No. 5 in the USA, No. 12 in the world, ranked No. 2 in the USA & ranked No. 9 in the world by T&FN) 
2011: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.55 (No. 5 in the USA, No. 12 in the world); 200m, 20.41 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 2 in the world); Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.00 (No. 8 in the USA, No. 21 in the world); 200m, 20.19 (No. 5 in the USA, No. 13 in the world, ranked No. 3 in the USA by T&FN)
2010: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.61 (No. 16 in the USA, No. 36 in the world); 200m, 20.62 (No. 5 in the USA, No. 5 in the world); Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.14 (No. 13 in the USA, No. 40 in the world); 200m, 20.24 (No. 8 in the USA, No. 15 in the world)
2009: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.60 (No. 17 in the USA, No. 34 in the world); 200m, 20.97 (No. 18 in the USA, No. 26 in the world)
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