Kim Turner

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Olympic medal record
Women’s Track and field
Bronze 1984 Los Angeles 100 meter hurdles

Kimberly "Kim" Turner-McKenzie (born March 21, 1961 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American athlete who competed mainly in the 100 meter Hurdles.

She competed for the United States in the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, USA in the 100 meter hurdles where she won the bronze medal jointly with Michèle Chardonnet of France. [1]

While at Mumford High School in Detroit, Michigan she set the still standing NFHS national high school record in the 110 yard hurdles at 13.6. The federation converted record-keeping to metric distances shortly afterward.[2]

Achievements[edit]

  • Won the 1984 US Olympic Trials 100 metres hurdles ( 5th in 1988 )
  • Won the 1988 US National Championships 100 metres hurdles ( 2nd in 1989 )
  • Two-Time US National Indoor Sprint Hurdles Champion ( 55 metres in 89 ) & ( 60 metres in 91 )

Note: In 1984 and 1988 the US Trials were a separate event from the National Championships.

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  United States
1983 Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela 2nd 100 m hurdles 13.39
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States =3rd 100 m hurdles 13.06
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 60 m hurdles 7.92
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 7th 60 m hurdles 8.05
1992 World Cup Havana, Cuba 5th 100 m hurdles 13.36

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