Kerron Stephon Clement is a Trinidadian-born American track and field athlete who competes in the 400-meter hurdles and 400-meter sprint. He held the indoor world record in the 400-meter sprint, having broken Michael Johnson's mark in 2005. Clement won the hurdles at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and the 2007 World Championships in Athletics and took the silver behind Angelo Taylor at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He retained his world title at the 2009 World Championships. He is a frequent member of the American 4x400-meter relay and is a two-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist in the event. As a junior athlete, he set a championship record at the 2004 World Junior Championships and as a University of Florida Gator won back-to-back NCAA titles in 2004/2005. He quickly progressed on the senior circuit, taking the hurdles title at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in both 2005 and 2006.
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|Event(s):||400 meters, 400 meters hurdles|
|College team:||University of Florida|
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About Kerron Clement
Trinidadian sprinter and hurdler who won the Olympic gold medal in the 4x400 meter relay event at the 2008 Olympic Games. He won four titles at the IAAF World Championships from 2007 to 2009.
He was named Gatorade High School Track and Field Athlete of the Year at La Porte High School in Texas.
He broke Michael Johnson's world record in the indoor 4x400 meter relay event in 2005.
His mother, Claudette, raised him as a single parent.
He and sprinter Justin Gatlin both represented the United States at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
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- Trinidad and Tobago male hurdlers
- Trinidad and Tobago emigrants to the United States
- Florida Gators men's track and field athletes
- La Porte High School (Texas) alumni
- Trinidad and Tobago male sprinters
- African-American male track and field athletes
- Gay sportsmen
- American male hurdlers
- Olympic silver medalists for the United States in track and field
- LGBT sportspeople from the United States
- Pan American Games competitors for the United States
- Olympic gold medalists for the United States in track and field
- Athletes (track and field) at the 2015 Pan American Games
- American male sprinters
- Pan American Games bronze medalists for the United States
- Sportspeople from Houston