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Tyrell Richard (born August 4, 1997) is an American athlete.[1] He competed in the mixed 4 × 400 metres relay event at the 2019 World Athletics Championships,[2] winning the gold medal.[3]

Tyrell Richard
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (1997-08-04) August 4, 1997 (age 22)
Sport
CountryUnited States
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Sprinting
College teamSouth Carolina State Bulldogs
Turned pro2019

As a senior at South Carolina State in 2019, Richard won the men's 400-metre title at the 2019 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships with a time of 44.82 seconds, which set a new school and MEAC record.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

He has two brothers who played football at SC State: Donovan set the school career tackles record before playing on the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad and Tevin set the school record for blocked kicks in a season.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tyrell Richard". IAAF. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  2. ^ "4 x 400 Metres Relay Mixed – Round 1" (PDF). IAAF (Doha 2019). Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  3. ^ "4 x 400 Metres Relay Mixed – Final" (PDF). IAAF (Doha 2019). Retrieved October 1, 2019.
  4. ^ "SC State Runner Tyrell Richard Wins NCAA 400m Title". HBCU Buzz. March 10, 2019. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  5. ^ Hollobaugh, Jeff (April 22, 2019). "South Carolina's In-State 400 Rivalry – Richard & Hall". Track & Field News. Retrieved September 29, 2019.

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