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Deajah Stevens (born May 19, 1995) is an American track and field athlete known for sprinting events. At the 2016 US Olympic Trials. she finished in second place to qualify her to the 2016 Olympics in the 200 meters on her home track Hayward Field at the University of Oregon.

Deajah Stevens
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Personal information
Born (1995-05-19) May 19, 1995 (age 24)
ResidenceEugene
Height5’10
Weight140 lb (64 kg)
Sport
Country United States
SportTrack and field
Event(s)sprints
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100m: 11.00 (Torrance 2017), 200m: 22.09s (Eugene 2017)

CollegeEdit

A few weeks earlier, she finished second in the same event on the same track behind teammate Ariana Washington as she completed a double win at the 2016 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships, part of Oregon winning the team championship.

In 2015-16, her sophomore year in college was her first year at Oregon, previously she had run at the College of the Sequoias, winning the California Junior College championships in both 200 meters and 400 meters as well as taking second in the long jump.[1][2][3]

PrepEdit

Stevens is a graduate of Benjamin Cardozo High School in Bayside, New York, where she was a three time state champion. Stevens has been running since she was eleven years old and has been a member of the Hall's Express Track and Field Team, based in Mount Vernon, New York, where she has been under the tutelage of coach Anthony Hall since she started running.[4][5]

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