Derrick Florence

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Derrick Florence
Personal information
Born (1968-06-19) June 19, 1968 (age 51)
Galveston, Texas
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100m: 10.13
200m: 21.12

Derrick Florence (born June 19, 1968) is a former American sprinter. He had an outstanding career at Ball High School in Galveston, Texas, in the mid-1980s before fading into obscurity.[1] Florence won the gold medal in the 100 metres at the 1986 World Junior Championships and was named "High School Boys Athlete of the Year" by Track & Field News.


  1. ^ Shnay, Jerry (June 20, 1986). "Texas Runner To Headline Meet". Chicago Tribune.

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Preceded by
Roy Martin
Track & Field News High School Boys Athlete of the Year
Succeeded by
Kamy Keshmiri