Raised in Davis, California, Malachi was 2X State Qualifier in the 400m in high school, holding school records in the 400m, and competed at Sacramento City College, becoming state champion in the 400m and 4x400m. Davis then attended the University of California, Los Angeles on a full scholarship, becoming an All-American and NCAA champion as a member of the 4x400 (3:02.12) relay split 45.2 and also a part of the 4x400 indoor record team.
The highlight of Davis's athletic career was his participation in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, where he qualified in the 400m and 4x400 relay for his mother's country of Great Britain. He was eliminated in the rounds of the 400m, though he made the final on the 4x400m relay team, which finished 5th.
In 2005, Davis was runner up in the UK trials and qualified for the World Athletics Championships in the 400m and 4x400 relay. Eliminated in the heats in the 400m, Malachi did make the final part of the 4x400 team, taking 4th 2:58.82 (44.3) relay split anchor leg.
In addition to his Olympic Games and training programs for youth, amateurs, and professionals, Malachi has also been the track and field coach at Brentwood School in Los Angeles, California for the last[clarification needed] 13 years. Still throughout his running career and coaching, Davis also developed FourMula Gold, a sports performance company that specializes in speed development and athletic conditioning.
Davis also made an appearance in the "Dynamix" routine of Tony Horton's P90X3 home workout program.
In 2012, Malachi joined Real Medicine Foundation working with the LA marathon campaign raising awareness for people living in disaster-stricken areas around the world, providing medical and physcial support. He was also a part of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Arnold's All-Star program for after-school enrichment programs.
- UCLA profile
- BBC article on Davis selection
- Sun article on the allocation of national funding to Davis
- Formula Gold
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