Johnny Dutch

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Johnny Dutch
Johnny Dutch, American Filmmaker & USA Track Hurdler
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1989-01-20) January 20, 1989 (age 28)
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Sport USA Track and Field
Event(s) 400 hurdles
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

110m hurdles: 13.46 (1.9 m/s)

400m hurdles: 47.63

Johnny Dutch (born January 20, 1989 in Raleigh, North Carolina) is an American filmmaker and USA Track and Field athlete.

Athletic career[edit]

Johnny Dutch in 2013

While attending Clayton High, Dutch was a nine-time state champion in both hurdle events. At the 2007 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships, Dutch won gold in the 110 m hurdles (99.0 cm) and 400 m hurdles. He also won a silver medal in the 4x400 m relay.

At the 2008 Olympic Trials, Dutch finished 5th in the 400 m hurdles with a time of 48.52.[1] At the 2008 World Junior Championships in Athletics, he won a silver medal in the 400 m hurdles behind fellow American Jeshua Anderson.[2]

At the 2009 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Dutch finished second to Bershawn Jackson to earn a bid at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics.[3] At the 2009 World Championships, Dutch did not make it past the semifinals and finished 16th overall.[4]

At the 2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, California, Dutch won his first American Title in the 400 m hurdles with a time of 48.93.[5]

Film career[edit]

Dutch has been creating stories on film since the age of 16. He received his Bachelor's degree in Media Arts- Film Production from The University of South Carolina. Now, he is an independent filmmaker. His latest project is called Dead Day 2, a two-part short film about two young adults searching for refuge in an apocalyptic, zombie dominated world.

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time Venue Date
110 m hurdles 13.50 (1.6 m/s) Des Moines, Iowa May 8, 2010
400 m hurdles 47.63 Chapel Hill, North Carolina June 26, 2010


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