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SEC TF athletes earn 30 medals at World Championships

25 days ago
SEC Staff
Photo: LSU Athletics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (August 30, 2023) ----- A total of 26 current and former Southeastern Conference track and field student-athletes claimed 30 medals at the World Athletics Championships recently in Budapest, Hungary. The 26 athletes represent 10 different SEC universities.

Arkansas and Texas A&M had five athletes who claimed medals, and Kentucky and LSU had four. Athletes from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Tennessee also won medals at the World Championships.

LSU athletes combined to win six medals, including three by Sha'Carri Richardson: two gold in the 100m and 4x100 relay and bronze in the 200m. Two others medaled in multiple events: Georgia's Matthew Boling (gold in 4x400 relay and mixed 4x400 relay) and South Carolina's Quincy Hall (gold in 4x400 relay and bronze in 400m).

SEC athletes claimed a total of 15 gold medals in the World Championships to go along with seven silver medals and seven bronze medals.

Current/Former SEC Athletes at World Athletics Championships - Medalists
Medal Student-Athlete School Country Event
Gold Tamara Clark Alabama USA 4x100m
Gold Rosey Effiong Arkansas USA Mixed 4x400m
Gold Chris Bailey Arkansas USA 4x400m
Silver Wayne Pinnock Arkansas USA Long Jump
Silver Nickisha Pryce Arkansas Jamaica 4x400m
Bronze Amber Anning Arkansas Great Britain 4x400m
Gold Grant Holloway Florida USA 110m Hurdles
Gold Ryan Willie Florida USA Mixed 4x400m relay
Silver Anna Hall Florida USA Heptathlon
Gold Matthew Boling Georgia USA 4x400m
Gold Matthew Boling Georgia USA Mixed 4x400m relay
Gold Alexis Holmes Kentucky USA Mixed 4x400m relay
Silver Jasmine Camacho-Quinn Kentucky Puerto Rico 100m Hurdles
Bronze Daniel Roberts Kentucky USA 110m Hurdles
Bronze Keni Harrison Kentucky USA 100m Hurdles
Gold Mondo Duplantis LSU Sweden Pole Vault
Gold Sha'Carri Richardson LSU USA 100m
Gold Sha'Carri Richardson LSU USA 4x100m
Gold Vernon Norwood LSU USA High Jump
Silver JuVaughn Harrison LSU USA High Jump
Bronze Sha'Carri Richardson LSU USA 200m
Gold Marco Arop Mississippi State Canada 800m
Gold Quincy Hall South Carolina USA 4x400m
Bronze Quincy Hall South Carolina USA 400m
Gold Christian Coleman Tennessee USA 4x100m
Gold Fred Kerley Texas A&M USA 4x100m
Silver Charokee Young Texas A&M Jamaica 4x400m
Silver Shamier Little Texas A&M USA 400m Hurdles
Bronze Athing Mu Texas A&M USA 800m
Bronze Lindon Victor Texas A&M USA Decathlon