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David Pretrell[1] "Trell" Kimmons (born July 13, 1985) is an American sprinter.

Trell Kimmons
Trell Kimmons 2012 Olympics face.jpg
Personal information
NationalityUnited States
Born (1985-07-13) July 13, 1985 (age 34)
Coldwater, Mississippi
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight175 lb (79 kg)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)60 m: 6.45 s (Albuquerque 2012)

100 m: 9.95 s (Zürich 2010)

200 m: 20.37 s (Eugene 2009)


At the 2004 World Junior Championships in Athletics, Kimmons was part of a Gold medal winning 4×100 meters relay squad that established a junior world record with 38.66 seconds. Kimmons attended Hinds Community College, where he won three individual national championships (200 m outdoor in 2005, 60 m and 200 m indoor in 2006) and set national championship indoor meet records at 60 m and 200 m. He committed to Mississippi State University in November 2005, but chose to turn pro in March 2006.[2][3]

Kimmons finished fourth in the 60 meters at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships with 6.59 seconds. At the 2010 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, he won a silver medal behind Walter Dix. At the 2010 Weltklasse Zürich meeting, he ran a new personal best of 9.95 seconds over 100 metres,[4] becoming the 72nd person to break the 10-second barrier.

Kimmons finished second at the 2014 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 60 metres and thus qualified for the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships.[5][6]

Also a football player in high school, Kimmons caught 13 touchdown passes and made four interceptions during his senior year.[7] He was rated a two-star recruit by


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