Jeshua Anderson

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Jeshua Anderson
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1989-06-22) June 22, 1989 (age 28)
Woodland Hills, California
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Spouse(s) Dr. Angelica Flynn-Anderson
Sport Running
Event(s) 400 metres, 400 metres hurdles
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

400 m: 46.08 s (Seattle 2009)

400 m hurdles: 47.93 s (Eugene 2011)

Jeshua Anderson (born June 22, 1989) is an American sprinter, who specialises in the 400 meters and 400 m hurdles.


Anderson is a graduate of Washington State University.


Anderson finished 5th in the 400 hurdles in a time of 49.22 at the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships[1] Anderson earned a bronze medal in the Athletics at the 2015 Pan American Games – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay and ran a season best 48.95 in Athletics at the 2015 Pan American Games – Men's 400 metres hurdles.


2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships 400m Hurdles Runner-up.


2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships 400m Hurdles Champion in 48.47.


He won the 400m hurdles during the 2011 Pac-10 championships with a Pac-10 Meet Record 48.13 in May 2011.[2] He followed that up by winning the NCAA Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships for a Third Time and then the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the latter qualifying him to run in the IAAF World Championships in Athletics where Jeshua placed 12th in the 2011 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 400 metres hurdles. Went on to run at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China winning a Gold medal in the 400m hurdles.


At the 2008 World Junior Championships in Athletics in Bydgoszcz, Poland, Anderson won a gold medal in the 400 m hurdles and 4x400 m relay. 2008 NCAA Outdoor Championships 400m Hurdles Champion.


In his freshman and sophomore years at Washington State, Anderson also played wide receiver for the Washington State Cougars football team. As a freshman, he caught 12 passes for 372 yards and two touchdowns. In his sophomore year, he had 33 receptions for 305 yards and two touchdowns. By his junior year, however, Anderson left the football team to focus on his track career.[3]


Anderson had also played football during his prep career at W. H. Taft High School, and was rated a three-star prospect by[4] At the 2007 CIF State Track and Field Championships, he bettered the National High School Record in the 300 m hurdles in 35.28 seconds, breaking the previous record mark of 35.32 established by George Porter in 1985.[5] Two years later, at the same meet, Reggie Wyatt, runner up in Anderson's record race, improved upon the record by running 35.02.

Personal best[edit]

Distance Time Venue
400 m 46.08 s Seattle, United States (May 2, 2009)
400 m hurdles 47.93 s Eugene, United States (June 26, 2011)


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