Leonard Scott

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Leonard Scott
Personal information
Nationality  United States
Born (1980-01-19) January 19, 1980 (age 37)
Zachary, Louisiana
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 178 lb (81 kg)
Sport Running
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.

Personal bests[edit]

Event Date Venue Time (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.[1]


  1. ^ "Scott, Leonard biography". IAAF. Retrieved 2009-02-05. 

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