Brianna Rollins is a track and field athlete from the United States. She was born in Miami, Florida, in August 1991.
Rollins specializes in the 100-meter hurdles and holds the world record for the fourth quickest race ever run. Rollins ran for Clemson University where she was a three-time NCAA champion, twice in the 60-meter hurdles and once in the 100-meter hurdles.
Brianna Rollins Career
Before becoming a professional, she shattered the NCAA record in the 100-meter hurdles. Rollins represented Canada at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and took home a gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles.
In 2013, she was given the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athlete of the Year Award for winning a gold medal in the 100 m hurdles at World Championships and a silver medal in 60 m hurdle at the World Indoor Championships that year. She won Jackie Joyner-Kersee’s Athletes of the Year Award in 2013.
How old is Brianna Rollins?
30 years (18 August 1991)
Why was Brianna McNeal suspended?
McNeill was provisionally suspended in January and given a five-year ban in March for what anti-doping officials called tampering with a portion of a doping control procedure from a January 2020 missed drug test.
What happened Brianna McNeal?
The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced Friday that it has upheld the five-year ban levied against American hurdler Brianna McNeal for violating anti-doping rules, which will bar her from competing in the Tokyo Olympics and could effectively end her career.
How did Brianna make history in track& field?
Not only did she win a gold medal, but her teammates placed second and third, making it the first time in history that one country gained all medals in this discipline at the Olympic Games, and the first time American women achieved such a sweep in any Olympic event.
Is Brianna McNeal married?
Brianna McNeal is the daughter of Temperance Rollins. She married former Clemson football player Bryce McNeal in 2017.
Who replaced Brianna McNeal?
Gabbi Cunningham, who finished fourth in the 100 hurdles at the U.S. trials, will take McNeal’s place in Tokyo.