January 19, 1980 |
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||178 lb (81 kg)|
|Event(s)||60 metres, 100 metres|
Leonard Scott (born January 19, 1980) is an American sprinter mainly competing in the 100 meters event. Scott attended the University of Tennessee on a track scholarship and turned professional in 2002. In 2005 he joined the exclusive list of sprinters to run the 100 in less than 10 seconds. A month later he finished sixth at the 2005 World Championships. Having overcome eventual silver medal winner Michael Frater in the semifinal, he had been among the medal favorites.
In 2006 he won at the World Indoor Championships in Moscow, clocking a world leading time of 6.50 seconds in the 60 meters. He also finished second in the World Athletics Final that year, with a personal best of 9.91 seconds.
|50 meters||February 26, 2005||Liévin, France||5.58|
|55 meters||February 20, 1999||Gainesville, Florida, United States||6.07|
|60 meters||February 26, 2005||Liévin, France||6.46|
|100 meters||September 9, 2006||Stuttgart, Germany||9.91|
|200 meters||May 11, 2005||Columbia, South Carolina, United States||20.34|
- All information from IAAF Profile.
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