Todd Matthews-Jouda (born June 20, 1979) is a hurdling athlete, who is notable for having switched nationality from United States to Sudan in September 2003. His personal best is 13.36 seconds, but being set in 2002 (i.e. before he switched to Sudan), it is not a national record. Instead, his Sudanese record is 13.45, a result which he achieved in October 2004.
His first major international tournament for Sudan was the 2003 Afro-Asian Games, where he won a gold medal. Competing for his new nation, Matthews-Jouda became African champion in July 2004 and competed at the Summer Olympics a month later. He was in fact selected as flag bearer for Sudan.
He finished last in his heat at the 2005 World Championships.
|Representing the United States|
|1998||World Junior Championships||Annecy, France||6th||14.40 (wind: -0.2 m/s)|
|2003||All-Africa Games||Abuja, Nigeria||2nd||13.81|
|Afro-Asian Games||Hyderabad, India||1st||13.68|
|2004||African Championships||Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo||1st||13.70|
|Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||27th (qf)||13.77|
|Pan Arab Games||Algiers, Algeria||1st||13.45|
|2005||Islamic Solidarity Games||Mecca, Saudi Arabia||2nd||13.79|
|World Championships||Helsinki, Finland||45th (h)||15.43|
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