Janeene Vickers

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Janeene Vickers
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Competitor for  United States
Olympic Games
Bronze 1992 Barcelona 400 m hurdles
World Championships
Bronze 1991 Tokyo 400 m hurdles

Janeene Vickers (born October 3, 1968 in Torrance, California) is an American athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metre hurdles.

She competed for the United States in the 1992 Summer Olympics held in Barcelona, Spain in the 400 metre hurdles, where she won the bronze medal. The previous year, she had also won a Bronze medal at the 1991 IAAF World Championships in Athletics.

A graduate of Pomona High School, where she had an outstanding high school career.[1] She dominated the CIF California State Meet winning both the 100 meter and 300 meter hurdles in both 1986 and 1987, adding the flat 100 meter title in 1987.[2] She continued to UCLA to where she won three straight NCAA Championships in the 400 hurdles.[3]

On November 4, 2011, Vickers (now Vickers-McKinney) will be inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame.


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