Nadine Faustin-Parker

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Nadine Faustin during the 2007 Pan American Games.

Nadine Faustin-Parker (born 14 April 1976) is a Haitian hurdler born in Brussels, Belgium.[1] She has represented Haiti at three Summer Olympics; (in 2000, 2004 and 2008).

She competed for the United States up to and including the 1999 indoor season,[2] but represented Haiti at the 1999 World Championships.[3]

She won the bronze medal at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games. She won the gold medal at the 2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships. She won the silver medal at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games. She also competed at the World Championships in 1999, 2001, 2003 and 2005, the World Indoor Championships in 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2006 and the Olympic Games in 2000 and 2004 without reaching the final.

Her personal best time is 12.74 seconds, achieved at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. This is the current Haitian record.[4] She also holds the Haitian record for the 60 meter hurdles with 7.99 seconds.

Parker now is the head Sprints and Hurdles coach for both men's and women's track at at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. She is the one who convinced American-born Marlena Wesh to sprint in the 2012 London Olympics for Haiti.[5]

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