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Damu Cherry

    Athlete Bio

    Height

    5'4"

    Hometown

    Ocoee

    Education

    Leto (Tampa, Fla.) HS ‘96 University of South Florida ‘00

    Events: 100m hurdles
    Height: 5-4
    Weight: 130
    PR: 12.44 (2006)
    Current Residence: Ocoee, Fla.
    High School: Leto (Tampa, Fla.) HS ‘96
    College: University of South Florida ‘00
    Coach: Dennis Mitchell
    Agent: Kevin Brown
    Club: Nike

    Career Highlights: 2008 Olympic Trials runner-up; 2006 USA Outdoor and Indoor runner-up

    Competition Results:
    2008
    : 2nd at Olympic Trials (12.58), 1st in semifinal (12.48)...1st at Martinique (12.47)...5th at adidas Track Classic (12.79)
    2007: 5th at USA Outdoors (12.89)...1st at Monaco (12.74)...7th at Nike Prefontaine Classic (13.11)...1st at Zagreb (12.85)...3rd at Lausanne (12.94)...ranked #7 in the U.S. by T&FN...best of 12.74.
    2006:
    USA Outdoor runner-up (12.64)...USA Indoors runner-up (7.95)...2nd at IAAF World Athletics Final (12.56)...2nd at Nike Prefontaine Classic (12.64)...2nd at Lausanne (12.44)...1st at Helsinki (12.66)...1st at Saskatoon (8.08i)...ranked # 3 in the world (#2 U.S.) by T&FN...best of 12.44.
    2005:
    no results; doping suspension
    2004:
    no results; doping suspension
    2003:
    no results; doping suspension
    2002:
    ranked # 7 in the U.S. by T&FN...best of 12.98.

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