Tia Jones

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Tia Jones
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Tia Jones in 2016
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (2000-09-08) 8 September 2000 (age 19)
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s) 100 m hurdles

Tia Jones (born September 8, 2000) is an American track and field athlete who competes in hurdling and sprinting events

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Jones has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after winning the 13-14 girl'’ 100 m and 200 m hurdles and setting national and Junior Olympic records in both events at the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships on July 28, 2013.

She won the 100-meter hurdles at the 2016 USA Junior Championships in a time of 12.84 seconds, which equaled Aliuska Lopez's world junior record dating from 1987. It was the best ever time set by a 15-year-old athlete. [1]

Personal bests

EventTime (sec)VenueDate
Outdoor events
100m 11.98Rock Hill, SC06 JUL 2014
200m 23.81Greensboro, NC25 JUL 2013
100 m hurdles 12.84Clovis (Veteran's Memorial), CA25 JUN 2016
Indoor events
60 m hurdles 8.05New York City, NY11 MAR 2018

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References

  1. Ramsak, Bob (2016-06-27). Jones, McLaughlin, Hill and Norman impress at US Junior Championships. IAAF. Retrieved on 2016-07-16.