Gentry Bradley

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Gentry Bradley
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1974-01-19) January 19, 1974 (age 41)
Lynwood, California, U.S.
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Sport Running
College team UCLA
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 20.34, 20.20w

Gentry Bradley (born January 19, 1974) is an American former sprinter. He was the 1998 USA Champion in the 200m[1]

While running for the University of California, Los Angeles he finished second at the 1996 NCAA Championships.[2] This qualified him for the World University Games where he won the 1997 gold medal in the 200m. Following college he remained on the UCLA campus, working with the emerging HSI sprint team led by coach John Smith, running with Maurice Greene, Ato Boldon and Jon Drummond. In 1998 Bradley became US National Champion in the 200m. He went on the finish second in the 200m at the 1998 IAAF World Cup held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Bradley had run for Pius X High School, Downey, California. He won the 200m at the 1992 CIF California State Meet. Earlier in the day, he had finished second to Riley Washington's state record in the 100m. He beat Washington in the 200.[3]

Bradley has become a successful international coach. From 2008-2011 he was the head sprint coach for the Saudi Arabia Track and Field team. In the 2010 Asian Games Bradley’s team earned gold in the men’s 4x400 relay and set a new Saudi Arabia national record. The team was ranked number 8 in the world among other national teams. His athletes also earned a silver medal in the men’s 100 meters and a bronze medal in the men’s 400 meters.