Georganne Moline

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Georganne Moline
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1990-03-06) March 6, 1990 (age 25)
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]
Weight 120 lb (54 kg)[1]
Sport
Country  United States
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 400 meter hurdles, 400 meters
Coached by Fred Harvey[1]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 400m hurdles: 53.72

Georganne Moline (born March 6, 1990 in Phoenix, Arizona) is an American hurdler who specializes in the 400 meter hurdles and 400 meters. She won a spot on the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 400 meter hurdles.

Moline graduated from Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, Arizona.[2] During her senior year of high school, she was the 4A-1 State Champion in the 100 meter hurdles and 300 meter hurdles.[2] Because of a stress fracture, Moline redshirted the outdoor season of her freshman year at the University of Arizona.[3] At the University of Arizona, she anchored the 4X400 relay, setting indoor and outdoor school records in 2010.[2] During the 2012 outdoor college season, Moline won the 400m hurdles title at the Pac-12 Championships. She was undefeated in every 400m hurdles event she entered that season, until she fell in the preliminary round of the NCAA championship.[2][3]

At the 2012 U.S. Olympic trials, she placed second in 400m hurdles with a time of 54.33 to make the Olympic team.[4][5] Moline made at the Olympic team at age 22, after completing her junior year of college.[3]

At the Olympics, Moline won her 400m hurdles preliminary heat with a time of 54.31, a new personal best.[6] She placed second in her semifinal to automatically qualify for the Olympic final.[7] Moline finished fifth in the Olympic 400 meter hurdles final, again setting a personal best with a time of 53.92.[8]

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^ Georganne Moline Arizona Wilcats bio