Chris Phillips (hurdler)

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Christopher Phillips (born July 24, 1972 in Crossett, Arkansas) is a retired American athlete who specialized in the 110 metres hurdles.[1]

At the 2003 World Championships, Phillips achieved a lifetime best of 13.26 seconds in the first round. He eventually reached the final, but was disqualified for modafinil doping.[2] A month later, he finished fifth at the World Athletics Final.

Phillips competed collegiately for the track powerhouse University of Arkansas.

Anti-doping rule violation[edit]

In 2003 Philips received a public warning for an anti-doping rule violation after he'd tested positive for Modafinil.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.usatf.org/athletes/bios/TrackAndFieldArchive/2005/Phillips_Chris.asp
  2. ^ Anti-Doping – Disqualifications and Public WarningsUSATF
  3. ^ Kelli White; modafinil (Provigil), gene doping and the future of sport
  4. ^ Athletes Sanctioned for a Doping Offence Committed During 2003. IAAF.org. Retrieved February 1, 2015 via webarchive.org