Atlee Mahorn

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Atlee Mahorn
Personal information
NationalityCanadian
Born (1965-10-27) 27 October 1965 (age 56)
Clarendon, Jamaica
Sport
SportRunning
Event(s)100m, 200m, 400m
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100m: 10.18 (Tokyo 1991)
200m: 20.17s (Tokyo1991)
400m: 45.62 (Tempe 1986)

Atlee Anthony Mahorn (born 27 October 1965) is a three-time Canadian Olympic and four-time World Championship sprinter. He won Bronze medals in the 200 metres at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo and the 4 x 100 metre relay at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart. He won the gold medal in the 200m at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh.

His personal best time of 20.17 in the 200 metres was set in the semi-finals at the 1991 World Championships which was a Canadian record until Aaron Brown broke the record on 30 May 2014.[1]

Born in Clarendon, Jamaica, Mahorn is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley and holds the school records in the 100 metres and 200 metres plus the number two times at 400 metres and as a member of a 4x100 metres relay.[2] He received an MBA in International Business. Mahorn is fluent in the French language and can also communicate in both Spanish and Italian.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Canada
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th (q-finals) 200 m 21.13
DQ 4 × 100 m relay
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 5th (semis) 200 m 20.77
1985 Universiade Kobe, Japan 2nd 200 m 20.65
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, Scotland 1st 200 m 20.31
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 8th 200 m 20.78
4th 4 × 100 m relay 38.47
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 5th 200 m 20.39
7th 4 × 100 m relay 38.93
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 6th (semis) 100 m 10.18
3rd 200 m 20.49
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 4th (q-finals) 200 m 20.78
DNF 4 × 100 m relay
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 5th (semis) 100 m 10.21
7th (semis) 200 m 20.80
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 37.83

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aaron Brown shatters Atlee Mahorn's Canadian 200m record". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 1 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 April 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Atlee Mahorn". www.cbcworldwide.com. Archived from the original on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 31 October 2012.

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