Richard Browne (athletics)

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Richard Browne
Medal record
Track and field (athletics)
Competitor for  United States
Paralympic Games
Silver 2012 London Men's 100m T44
IPC World Championships
Silver 2013 Lyon Men's 100m T44
Gold 2013 Lyon Men's 4x100m relay

Richard Browne (born 9 July 1991 in Jackson, Mississippi) is a United States sprint runner and high jumper. He lost one leg in 2009 due to an accident and competes in the T44 class. He attends Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.[1]

At the 2012 Paralympic Games, he won a Silver Medal in the 100 m event.[2][3] In July 2013 at the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships at the Stade du Rhône in Lyon he broke Jonnie Peacock's world record when he recorded a time of 10.83 in the T44 100m semi-finals.[4] He subsequently broke the T44 100m world record with a time of 10.75 in the 2013 Paralympic Anniversary Games in London.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Browne, Richard, retrieved 6 September 2012 
  2. ^ Richard Browne, retrieved 6 September 2012 
  3. ^ "Pistorius Falls To Britain's Peacock In 100 Meters; American Browne Is Second". Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ Hudson, Elizabeth (22 July 2013). "IPC Athletics: Hannah Cockroft secures sprint double in Lyon". BBC News Disability Sport. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 

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