Jerome Davis (sprinter)
|Born||August 22, 1977|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||178 lb (81 kg)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Event(s)||200 metres, 400 metres|
|College team||USC Trojans|
|Coached by||John Henry Johnson|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||200 m: 20.51 (Westwood, Los Angeles, California 1998)|
400 m: 44.51 (Sevilla 1999)
Jerome Davis (born August 22, 1977) is an American former sprinter. Davis attended college at the University of Southern California. Davis was the Pacific-10 Conference champion in the men's 400m dash four consecutive years from 1996 through 1999. As a sophomore, Davis finished third at the 1997 NCAA men's Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 45.36 In 1998, Davis won the NCAA Men's Outdoor Track & Field National Championship in the 400m event with a time of 45.18. Despite improving his time in the NCAA championships the following year, Davis finished third again, being edged out by LSU's Derrick Brew by 2 one-hundredths of a second for second place. At the 1999 World University Games, Davis took gold, with a time of 44.91. Davis was on the gold-medal winning USA men's 400m World Championship relay team in 1999. The victory was vacated in 2008 when a teammate confessed to using performance enhancing drugs during that time.
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