|February 5, 1983
Miami, Florida, U.S.
|400 metres hurdles
Tiffany Williams (née Ross; born 5 February 1983 in Miami, Florida) is an American hurdler who is a former US 400m hurdles champion in 2007 and 2008.
She had a standout collegiate career at the University of South Carolina, as SEC champion 3 years in a row and a 15 time all American.
She finished fourth at the 2002 World Junior Championships and second at the 2006 World Athletics Final.In addition she won a silver medal in 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2006 World Indoor Championships. She qualified for the 2008 US Olympic team by winning the final of the 400 m hurdles at the 2008 US Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon.
Her personal best time for the 400 m hurdles is 53.28 seconds, achieved in June 2007 in Indianapolis.
Williams returned to form in 2012 running 55.01 her fastest time in 3 years in a meeting in Turkey.
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