Alexandria Anderson
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Alexandria Anderson
Alexandria Anderson
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing the  United States
Gold medal - first place 4×100 m relay
Silver medal - second place 4×100 m relay
Gold medal - first place 4×100 m relay

Alexandria Anderson (born January 28, 1987) is an American track and field sprinter who specializes in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash. She was the 2011 American champion in the 60-meter dash.

Anderson won four Chicago city volleyball titles at Morgan Park High School.[1] She started running at the age of six in the streets against boys. She was recruited to run summer track and fell in love with the sport.

She was an All-American for University of Texas Longhorns.She won the NCAA outdoor 100m in her senior year in 2009.

She earned a place on the 4x100 relay as an alternative in the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Athletics and 2011 World Championships in Athletics. She ran the second leg in the 2009 edition but the exchange was fumbled between her and third leg runner Muna Lee they were then disqualified. She won a gold medal running the anchor leg in the preliminary rounds stopping the clock in 41.94 in Daegu.

Personal bests

Event Time Venue Date
100 m 10.91 (1.8 m/s) Des Moines, Iowa 22 June 2013
200 m 22.60 (0.5 m/s) Fayetteville, Arkansas 11 June 2009
400 m 52.63 Charleston, Illinois 21 May 2005
Long lump 6.32 (1.6 m/s) Charleston, Illinois 20 May 2005

References

  • "Alexandria Anderson". Retrieved 2012.
  • Texas University Profile

External links



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