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Dezerea Bryant (born April 27, 1993) is an American sprinter who is most known for the 100m & 200m events. She is a National Champion(2019) in the 200m dash and competed at the 2019 World Championships in Doha placing 5th in the open 200m and earned a Bronze Medal in the Women's 4x100m Relay. She has also earned 17 NCAA Division 1 All-American honors and won the NCAA 200m championship in 2015 over The Bowerman Award Winner, Jenna Prandini. Bryant set a low-altitude collegiate record in 200 metres with 22.18.

Dezerea Bryant
Dezerea Bryant (USA) 2018.jpg
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (1993-04-27) April 27, 1993 (age 26)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
ResidenceClermont, Florida, U.S.
Height5 ft 1 in (155 cm)
Weight115 lb (52 kg)
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Sprinting
College teamUniversity of Kentucky Wildcats (2014, 2015)
Clemson University Tigers (2012, 2013)
ClubMilwaukee Mustangs (Youth)
Turned pro2015
Coached byDennis Mitchell
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 m: 10.99 s (Des Moines, 2018)
200 m: 22.18 s (Eugene, 2015)

NCAAEdit

Bryant was an[1] 17-time NCAA Division 1 All-American (recognized by U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) and 22-time all-conference sprinter.[2][3][4]

ClemsonEdit

Bryant is a nine-time All-American and nine-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference in her first two collegiate seasons.[5]

Year ACC Indoor NCAA Division I National Indoor Track and Field Championships ACC Outdoor NCAA Division I National Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2012 7.25
1st
23.26
1st
7.28
6th
23.36
7th
11.29
1st
23.05
1st
43.58
1st
23.08
12th
43.52
3rd
2013 7.27
1st
23.22
1st
7.24
4th
23.00
4th
11.42
1st
23.21
2nd
43.59
1st
11.27 (w)
9th
22.54 (w)
5th
43.76
3rd

[6]

KentuckyEdit

Bryant is a nine-time All-American at Kentucky and 13-time All-South eastern conference. Watch Dezerea Bryant win 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships – Women's 200m

Year SEC Indoor NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships SEC Outdoor NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships
2014 22.75
2nd
7.16
1st
3:36.65
4th
7.12
2nd
22.69
1st
3:37.69
12th
22.68
2nd
11.24
3rd
43.25
2nd
3:34.93
4th
3:39.09
22nd
2015 7.18
2nd
23.02
2nd
3:31.43
2nd
7.27
7th
22.86
3rd
3:33.17
7th
22.65
3rd
11.33
4th
42.85
3rd
3:34.38
4th
11.01 (w)
3rd
22.18
1st

[7]

ProfessionalEdit

Dezerea Bryant worked two seasons as a Volunteer Assistant Coach with Tennessee's track and field team in 2015–2017. After a stellar collegiate sprinting career, Bryant worked with the Tennessee sprints and relays. In Fall 2017, Bryant moved to the training group in Florida.

StatisticsEdit

Information from IAAF profile or Track & Field Results Reporting System unless otherwise noted.[8][9][10]

Personal bestsEdit

  • w = wind-assisted (over +2.0 m/s)
Event Time Wind (m/s) Venue Date Notes
60 m 7.11 n/a Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. March 5, 2017
100 m 10.99 +1.8 Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. June 21, 2018
10.96 w +4.0 Austin, Texas, U.S. May 3, 2014 Wind-assisted
200 m 22.18 +1.9 Eugene, Oregon, U.S. June 13, 2015
200 m indoor 22.69 n/a Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. March 14, 2014
4×100 m relay 42.24 n/a San José, Costa Rica August 9, 2015
4×200 m relay 1:30.87 n/a Nassau, Bahamas April 22, 2017

Seasonal bestsEdit

  • w = wind-assisted (over +2.0 m/s)

International championship resultsEdit

  • PB = personal best
Year Championship Position Event Venue Notes
Representing the   United States
2010 World Junior Championships 1st 4×100 m relay Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada 43.44, PB
2012 World Junior Championships 11th 100 m Barcelona, Spain 11.77
3rd 200 m 23.15
1st 4×100 m relay 43.89
2015 NACAC Championships 3rd 200 m San José, Costa Rica 22.58[11]
1st 4×100 m relay 42.24, PB[11]
2017 World Relays 3rd 4×200 m relay Nassau, Bahamas 1:30.87, PB
2018 Athletics World Cup[note 1] DNF 4×100 m relay London, England Teammate injured
NACAC Championships 1st 4×100 m relay Toronto, Ontario, Canada 42.50[12][13]
2019 World Relays 1st 4×100 m relay Yokohama, Japan 43.27

National championship resultsEdit

  • PB = personal best
  • w = wind-assisted (over +2.0 m/s)
  • Q = qualified for the next round
Year Championship Position Event Venue Notes
Representing the Milwaukee Mustangs Track Club
2010 U.S. Junior Championships 5th 100 m Des Moines, Iowa 11.66[14]
3rd 200 m 23.73[15]
Representing the Clemson Tigers
2012 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships 7th 200 m Nampa, Idaho 23.36
6th 60 m 7.28
NCAA Division I Championships 12th 200 m Des Moines, Iowa 23.08
3rd 4×100 m relay 43.52
U.S. Junior Championships 1st 100 m Bloomington, Indiana 11.43[16]
2nd 200 m 23.30[16]
2013 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships 5th 200 m Fayetteville, Arkansas 23.00, indoor PB
4th 60 m 7.24
NCAA Division I Championships 9th 100 m Eugene, Oregon 11.27 w, wind-assisted
5th 200 m 22.54 w, wind-assisted
3rd 4×100 m relay 43.76
U.S. Championships 16th 100 m Des Moines, Iowa 11.20, PB[17]
10th 200 m 22.87[17]
Representing the Kentucky Wildcats
2014 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships 1st 200 m Albuquerque, New Mexico 22.69, PB
2nd 60 m 7.12, PB
12th 4×400 m relay 3:37.69
2015 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships 7th 60 m Fayetteville, Arkansas 7.27
3rd 200 m 22.86
7th 4×400 m relay 3:33.17
NCAA Division I Championships 3rd 100 m Eugene, Oregon 11.01 w, wind-assisted
1st 200 m 22.18, PB
U.S. Championships 8th 100 m Eugene, Oregon 11.08[18]
5th 200 m 22.48[18]
Representing Nike
2016 U.S. Indoor Championships 6th 60 m Portland, Oregon 7.24[19]
2017 U.S. Indoor Championships 2nd 60 m Albuquerque, New Mexico 7.11, PB[20]
U.S. Championships 28th 100 m Sacramento, California 11.42[21]
13th 200 m 23.25[21]
2018 U.S. Indoor Championships 3rd (semi 3) 60 m Albuquerque, New Mexico 7.39, Q[note 2][22]
U.S. Championships 6th 100 m Des Moines, Iowa 11.17[23]
2019 U.S. Championships 4th 100 m Des Moines, Iowa 11.29
1st 200 m 22.47

Diamond LeagueEdit

Year Meet Event Time
2015 Diamond League Lausanne[24] 200 metres 22.63[25][26]

World rankingEdit

Dezerea Bryant was ranked tenth in 200 metres in 2015.[27]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Not to be confused with the IAAF World Cup, which is now known as the Continental Cup.
  2. ^ Qualified for the final, but did not run in the final.[22]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Instagram post by KentuckyTrack • Aug 10, 2015 at 5:27 pm UTC". Instagram. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Prandini's latest: NCAA female athlete of year in track and field". fresnobee. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  4. ^ "Profile of Dezerea BRYANT | All-Athletics.com". www.all-athletics.com. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  5. ^ "DEZEREA BRYANT | Milwaukee Mustangs Track Club". mustangstrack.org. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  6. ^ "TFRRS | Dezerea Bryant (Clemson)". www.tfrrs.org. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  7. ^ "TFRRS | Dezerea Bryant (Kentucky)". www.tfrrs.org. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  8. ^ "DEZEREA BRYANT ATHLETE PROFILE". IAAF. Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  9. ^ "DEZEREA BRYANT CLEMSON". tfrrs.org. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  10. ^ "DEZEREA BRYANT KENTUCKY". tfrrs.org. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  11. ^ a b "Team USA wins 27 golds for 47 medals at NACAC". USATF. August 9, 2015. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  12. ^ "Event 23 Women 4x100 M Relay – Results". deltatiming.com. August 12, 2018. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  13. ^ "Team USATF finds success at 2018 NACAC Senior Championships". USATF. August 12, 2018. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  14. ^ "2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships – Results – Women 100 Meter Dash Junior – Final". USATF. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  15. ^ "2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships – Results – Women 100 Meter Dash Junior – Final". USATF. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  16. ^ a b "2012 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships – Results". USATF. June 17, 2012. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  17. ^ a b "2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships – Full Results". USATF. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  18. ^ a b "2015 USATF Outdoor Championships – Results – FULL". USATF. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  19. ^ "2016 USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships – Day 2 Results". USATF. March 12, 2016. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  20. ^ "2017 RESULTS – USATF INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". USATF. March 5, 2017. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  21. ^ a b "2017 USATF Championships – 6/22/2017 to 6/25/2017 – Hornet Stadium, Sacramento, Calif. – Results". USATF. June 25, 2017. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  22. ^ a b "2018 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships – 2/16/2018 to 2/18/2018 – Albuquerque Convention Center – Results". USATF. February 19, 2018. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  23. ^ "2018 USATF Championships – 6/21/2018 to 6/24/2018 – Drake Stadium – Results". USATF. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  24. ^ "lausanne diamond league home page". Archived from the original on September 25, 2015. Retrieved November 5, 2015.
  25. ^ July 2015 Diamond League
  26. ^ 200 m Lausanne results
  27. ^ "2015 Track and Field News world rankings". Archived from the original on September 18, 2015. Retrieved October 22, 2015.

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