Brent LaRue

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Brent LaRue
Brent LaRue 2012.jpg
Personal information
Nationality United States/Slovenia
Born (1987-04-26) April 26, 1987 (age 31)[1]
Kernersville, North Carolina[2]
Residence Slovenia
Alma mater Wake Forest University[2]
Height 193 cm (76 in)[1]
Weight 187 lb (85 kg)[1]
Country Slovenia[1]
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 400 meters hurdles[1]
University team Wake Forest University[3]
Club AD MASS Ljubljana
Coached by Albert Šoba[2]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 m hurdles: 49.38 (2012)
  • 400 m: 45.75 (2011)
Updated on 21 February 2013.

Brent LaRue (born April 26, 1987[1]) is an American-born Slovenian athlete from Kernersville, North Carolina.[2] An alumnus of Wake Forest University,[3] he represented Slovenia in the men's 400 meters hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1]

Personal life[edit]

While at Wake Forest, LaRue met Ana Jerman, a Wake Forest tennis player originally from Slovenia.[3] They moved to Slovenia, where they got married in 2010.[2] In July 2011 LaRue received Slovenian citizenship.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Brent LaRue, 2012 Summer Olympics, retrieved 2012-08-05 
  2. ^ a b c d e About Brent LaRue,, archived from the original on 2012-08-06, retrieved 2012-08-05 
  3. ^ a b c Brent LaRue advances at London Olympics,, retrieved 2012-08-05 
  4. ^ a b LaRue Brent,, retrieved 2012-08-05