Trentavis Friday

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Trentavis Friday
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1995-06-05) June 5, 1995 (age 24)
Cherryville, North Carolina
ResidenceGastonia, North Carolina
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight165 lb (75 kg)
Sport
SportTrack and Field
Event(s)Sprints
College teamFlorida State Seminoles
ClubGastonia Jaguars Track Club
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 m: 10.00 (Eugene 2014)
200 m: 20.04 (Eugene 2014)

Trentavis Friday (born June 5, 1995) is an American track and field athlete specializing in sprinting events. He is the USA Men's High School Record Holder over 100 metres[1].

A native of Gastonia, North Carolina, Friday attended Cherryville High School. He then attended Florida State University for one year, before turning professional by signing a four-year contract with Xtep in November 2015,[2][3] in order to prepare for the 2016 Summer Olympics. However, at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Friday only finished fifth in his preliminary.[4]

Friday was named Gatorade National Track & Field Athlete in 2014.[5] He was also Track and Field News "High School Athlete of the Year."[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FSU incoming freshman breaks national mark in the 100". Tallahassee Democrat. July 5, 2014.
  2. ^ "Trentavis Friday Turns Pro!". NC Runners. November 27, 2015.
  3. ^ "Cherryville grad Trentavis Friday returns from Florida State to train for Olympics". Gaston Gazette.
  4. ^ http://www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2016/U-S--Olympic-Team-Trials---Track---Field/Results.aspx
  5. ^ Trentavis Friday named Gatorade Athlete of the Year
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-08-18. Retrieved 2016-07-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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Awards
Preceded by
Rudy Winkler
Track & Field News High School Boys Athlete of the Year
2014
Succeeded by
Noah Lyles
Records
Preceded by
Jeffery Demps
USA Men's High School Record Holder, 100 metres
5 July 2014 – present
Incumbent