Marlon Shirley

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Marlon Shirley
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing  United States
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 100 metres - T44
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens 100 metres - T44
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney High Jump - F46
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 200 metres - T44
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Long Jump - F44

Marlon Shirley is a paralympic athlete from the United States competing mainly in category T44 events.


Marlon Shirley competed in the 2000 Summer Paralympics in the 4 × 100 m and long jump as well as a silver in the high jump and a gold in the 100m. He then defended his 100m title in 2004 Summer Paralympics where he also won a silver in the 200m and a bronze in long jump. He competed in just the 100m at the 2008 Summer Paralympics but could not defend his title, finishing last in the final.[1]

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