Nadine Faustin-Parker

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Nadine Faustin-Parker
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Nadine Faustin during the 2007 Pan American Games.
Personal information
NationalityHaitian
Born (1976-04-14) April 14, 1976 (age 43)
Brussels, Belgium
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)100m hurdles
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals2000, 2004, 2008
Personal best(s)12.74 seconds (100m hurdles), 7.99 seconds (60m hurdles)
Updated on 29 August 2016.

Nadine Faustin-Parker (born 14 April 1976)[1] is a Haitian hurdler born in Brussels, Belgium.[2] She has represented Haiti at three Summer Olympics; (in 2000, 2004 and 2008).

She competed for the United States up to and including the 1999 indoor season,[3] but represented Haiti at the 1999 World Championships.[4]

She earned All-America honors at the University of North Carolina berfore graduating in 1999 and was inducted into the University of North Carolina Track and Field Hall of Honor in 2007.[5]

She won the bronze medal at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games. She won the gold medal at the 2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships. She won the silver medal at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games. She also competed at the World Championships in 1999, 2001, 2003 and 2005, the World Indoor Championships in 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2006 and the Olympic Games in 2000 and 2004 without reaching the final.

Her personal best time is 12.74 seconds, achieved at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. This is the current Haitian record.[6] She also holds the Haitian record for the 60 meter hurdles with 7.99 seconds.

Parker now is the Sprints and Hurdles coach for both men's and women's track at The University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Go Bearcats!. She is credited with convincing American-born Marlena Wesh to sprint in the 2012 London Olympics for Haiti.[7]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Haiti
2002 Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 8th 100m 12.38 w (wind: 2.3 m/s)
3rd 100m hurdles 13.84 (wind: 1.1 m/s)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "IAAF: Nadine FAUSTIN-PARKER | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2018-05-19.
  2. ^ "Nadine Faustin: She Keeps Coming Back". Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  3. ^ IAAF top list, women's 60 metres hurdles 1999 (indoor)
  4. ^ 1999 World Championships
  5. ^ https://gobearcats.com/coaches.aspx?rc=462&path=track
  6. ^ Haitian athletics records
  7. ^ Rubama, Larry (July 15, 2012). "Olympics Former Landstown track star runs for Haiti". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved July 25, 2012.

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