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Trell Kimmons

Trell Kimmons

Event: 100m
Height: 5-8
Weight: 175
PR: 60m - 6.45i (2012); 100m - 9.95 (2010)
Born: 07/13/1985
Current Residence: Hernando, Miss.
Hometown: Coldwater, Miss.
High School: Coldwater (Miss.) H.S. '04
College: Hinds Community College
Coach: Reggie Dillon
Agent: Mark Wetmore
Sponsor: adidas
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USA Championships
2012 USA Indoor 60m champion (6.45)
2010 USA Outdoor runner-up (10.27)
2014 USA Indoor 60m bronze medalist (6.49)

International Championships
2012 Olympic 4x100m silver medalist (37.04 AR)
 
Collegiate Championships
Two-time National Junior College 60m champion – 2005 (6.58); 2006 (6.55)
2006 National Junior College 200m indoor champion (20.89)
2005 National Junior College 200m outdoor champion (20.32w)
 
Awards and Honors
Five-time All-American
4x100m American record holder (37.04)
 
About Trell
Few people in the sport of track and field have a better start than Trell Kimmons and it paid off big for the sprinter in 2012. Along with leading off the American record setting 4x100m relay that took silver in the London Olympic Games, Kimmons recorded the fastest indoor 60m time in the world in 2012. He was also a member of Team USA in the 100m at the 2011 World Outdoor Championships. He also displayed raw speed and en efficient start at an early age when he ran the fifth fastest 60m time in the world in 2006 when he was just 20 years old. Also a standout football player in high school, Kimmons caught 13 touchdown passes in his senior year and was recruited to play at Alabama.

Results
2013: DNF in Finals at USA Outdoors; 5th at adidas Grand Prix 100m (10.58)
2012: Olympic 4x100m silver medalist (37.04 AR); 6th at Olympic Trials (10.02); 5th at adidas Grand Prix (10.15); 3rd at Pre Classic (10.04); 3rd at Ponce (10.18); 4th at World Indoor Championships 60m (6.60); USA Indoor 60m champion (6.45); 3rd at U.S. Open indoor 50m (5.68); 1st at Houston Leonard Hilton Invitational 60m (6.62); 3rd at USATF Classic 60m (6.57)
2011: 4th in semi-final heats at World Outdoors (10.32); Ran leadoff leg on 4x100m at World Outdoors (DNF); 1st at Nuoro (9.97); 4th at USA Outdoor (10.04); member of the winning 4x100m team at the Texas Relays (38.41)
2010: 4th at World Indoors (6.59); 4th at the adidas Grand Prix (9.92w); USA Outdoor runner-up (10.27); USA Indoor runner-up (6.56); 1st at UKA Super 8 (10.22); 1st in Zurich (9.95)
2009: 2nd at Nuoro (10.18); 2nd at Houston Leonard Hilton Memorial 60m (6.64); 1st at Austin Texas Invitational (10.17); 1st at Jim Bush (10.26); 1st at Orlando UCF Fast Times (10.32
2008: 3rd at Ole Miss Invitational (10.44); 2nd at Lignano (10.53)
2007: 1st at Razorback Invitational 60m (6.60i); 2nd at Warhawk Classic (10.33); 8th at Prefontaine Classic (10.60).
2006: National Junior College 60m (6.55) and 200m (20.89) indoor champion; 1st at the Georgia Invitational (10.43); 1st at Lignano (10.23)
2005: 1st at the Mississippi Invitational (10.27); 1st at the Martin Epps Invitational (10.42); 1st at JUCO Outdoor Championships 20m (20.32w) and 2nd in 100m (10.17w); JUCO Indoor 60m champion (6.58)
2004: 2nd at Raleigh U.S. High School Championships (10.46)
 
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2013: 
Outdoor bests - 100m, 10.22 (No. 23 in the USA)
2012: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.45 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 1 in the world); Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.02 (No. 8 in the USA, No. 22 in the world, ranked No. 6 in the USA by T&FN)  
2011: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.57 (No. 7 in the USA, No. 15 in the world); Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.04 (No. 11 in the USA, No. 27 in the world, ranked No. 4 in the USA by T&FN)
2010: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.55 (No. 4 in the USA, No. 10 in the world); Outdoor bests – 100m, 9.95 (No. 5 in the USA, No. 9 in the world, ranked No. 4 in the USA by T&FN)
2009: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.63; Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.16
2008: Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.34
2007: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.60; Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.33
2006: Indoor bests – 60m, 6.53 (No. 4 in the USA, No. 5 in the world); Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.23
2005: Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.18
2004: Outdoor bests – 100m, 10.34
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