Kellie Wells (athlete)

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Kellie Wells
Personal information
Nationality  United States
Born (1982-07-16) July 16, 1982 (age 32)
Richmond, Virginia
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight 126 lb (57 kg)
College team Hampton University
Coached by Dennis Mitchell
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m hurdles 12.48 (-0.2 m/s) (London 2012)

Kellie Wells (born July 16, 1982) is an American track and field athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles. She won an Olympic bronze medal at the 2012 London Games, setting a personal best in the process. She is an alumna of Hampton University.[1]


  • 2011 US National 100 metres Hurdles Champion ( 2nd in 2010, 2012 )
Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  United States
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 100 meter hurdles DNF
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 3rd 100 meter hurdles 12.48
  • Note: In the 2011 World Championship final, Wells fell after hitting the seventh hurdle and failed to finish.


  1. ^ "Kellie Wells Athlete Profile". London 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 

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