Dedric Dukes

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Dedric Dukes
Personal information
Nationality  United States
Born (1992-02-04) February 4, 1992 (age 22)
Miami, Florida
Residence Gainesville, Florida
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) Sprints
College team Florida Gators
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m: 10.27 (-1.8)
200 m: 19.97 (-0.6)
400 m: 46.38

Dedric Dukes (born February 4, 1992) is an American sprinter and American football wide receiver. He currently attends the University of Florida.

A native of Miami, Dukes attended Booker T. Washington High School, where he ran track and played on the football varsity, being teammates with Quinton Dunbar, Lynden Trail, Eduardo Clements and Elkino Watson.

Dukes finished fourth in the 200 m at the 2009 World Youth Championships in Athletics, despite entering the event as World Youth Leading. He also helped the US medley relay squad to a gold medal.[1]

Dukes ran 200 m in 19.97 on April 4, 2014 at the Florida Relays, a world leading time at that point.[2] The time placed him eighth on the all-time collegiate list.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boys' track and field final marks: World champs
  2. ^ Mulkeen, Jon (April 4, 2014). "Blazing sprint times from Dukes and Atkins". IAAF. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ Laguna, Lawrence (April 5, 2014). "Dukes leads charge for Gators at home meet". The Independent Florida Alligator. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ "The All-Time Collegiate Men's 200 List". Track & Field News. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 

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