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Cedric Demiko Goodman (born March 17, 1986) is an American sprinter who specializes in the 200 meters and 400 metres. He participated in the 2003 World Youth Championships in Athletics, winning a silver in the 400 metres.

Demiko Goodman
Personal information
Born (1986-03-17) March 17, 1986 (age 33)
Newnan, Georgia
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
College teamGeorgia Bulldogs
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)200m: 20.80 (Albuquerque 2004)
400m: 45.94 (Mobile 2004)

A native of Newnan, Georgia, Goodman attended Newnan High School.[1] Goodman later attended the University of Georgia, where he also played football besides competing in track.[2] He was part of the 2008 Bulldogs team that started the season as preseason No. 1.

Goodman was available in the 2009 NFL Draft, but went undrafted. He was later signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers, but was released before the 2009 season began.[3]

He now attends Austin Graduate School of Theology and has signed a sponsorship deal with Adidas, pursuing a spot on the 2012 U.S. Olympic squad.[2]

His younger sister, Chalonda Goodman, is also a successful track athlete.[2]


  1. ^ Newnan High School Seniors Graduate 2004
  2. ^ a b c Goodmans hope to double up on Olympics
  3. ^ "Goodman among undrafted 'Dogs to sign with NFL". Archived from the original on 2009-05-02. Retrieved 2012-05-16.

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