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Johnny Dutch
Johnny  Dutch

Clayton, N.C.

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Former Gamecock Johnny Dutch Takes 400mH U.S. Championship

South Carolina well represented on final day of USATF Championships.


Former Gamecock Hastings Third at USATF Outdoor Championships

Three other former South Carolina athletes advance.


Gamecocks Continue USATF Outdoor Championships

Brockington advances in 400-meter hurdles along with two former Gamecocks.

2009: Indoor and Outdoor NCAA Participant ... NCAA Outdoor silver medalist in the 400m hurdles at 48.62 ... SEC Outdoor and NCAA East Region champion in the 400m hurdles ... U.S. Outdoor Championship silver medalist after running 48.18 to earn a bid to the IAAF World Championships ... finished 16th overall at the World Championships in the 400m hurdles ... NCAA Indoor bronze medalist in the 60m hurdles at a personal best 7.71 ... SEC Outdoor champion in 4x400m relay ... Member of relay team that placed fifth at NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Placed seventh at SEC Indoors at 7.92 in 60m hurdles ... Ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay team that ran a 3:07.83 to finish fourth at NCAA Indoors ... SEC Indoor silver medalist in the relay at 3:06.11 ... Indoor All-SEC first and second team ... Outdoor All-SEC First Team ... indoors, finished in the top 10 in every race as a 60m hurdler ... took third at the New Balance Collegiate at 7.85 ... also ran the 400m at the NCAA Last Chance meet, placing third at 47.57 ... outdoors, competed in the 110m and 400m hurdles ... specialized in the 400m hurdles where he was ranked No. 1 in the nation the entire season before claiming silver at nationals ... claimed first or second in every race except the Penn Relays after a sour start ... won SEC title with a time of 48.58 ... won the NCAA East Region title at 48.70 ... in the 110m hurdles, took sith at the Penn Relays ... took fourth at the UNC Elite Meet ... ran a season best 13.68 to take fourth at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... claimed seventh at the NCAA East Region meet ... as a member of the 4x400m relay team, earned gold at the SEC Championships as the second leg ... also ran secnod leg for fifth place NCAA Championship meet team.

2008: Competed in 400mH at the US Olympic Trials where he finished fifth at 48.52, setting the South Carolina record and narrowly missing a berth to the Olympic Games in Beijing ... earned a silver medal at the World Junior Championships in Poland with a time of 49.25 ... took second at USA Junior Nationals at 49.70 ... named to indoor and outdoor All-SEC Freshman teams ... runner-up at SEC Outdoor Championships in 400mH at 48.68 and fourth in 110mH at 13.63, the highest-scoring freshman in both events ... indoors, ran a 7.99 in the 60mH to take the bronze medal at the Millrose Games ... battled injury in the middle of the indoor season but ran three qualifying times ... ran an indoor best 7.85 at the SEC Indoors in the 60mH and placed seventh in the finals ... placed seventh in 400mH at Penn Relays (51.40) ... did not participate at NCAA's due to a strained hamstring but qualified as a member of the mile relay ... took silver in 110mH and 400mH at Weems Baskin Relays ... took first in 110mH and second in 400mH at Shamrock Invitational ... won 11mH (13.85) and 400mH (49.78) at Carolina Classic ... South Carolina outdoor rookie of the year.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Steve McGill at Clayton High School ... named All-American all four years of high school for indoor and outdoor hurdle events and a nine-time state champion in both hurdle events ... Won 2006 Nike Outdoor Nationals in 110 meter hurdles junior year (13.54) ... won 2007 Nike Indoor Nationals senior year (7.71) ... won 2007 Pan American Juniors in 400 meter hurdles (50.87) and 110 meter hurdles (13.47) ... Carribean Scholastic Invitational champion ... placed second with the USA's 4x400m team (3:06) ... placed second at 2007 Junior Nationals in 400 meter hurdles (50.07) and 110 meter hurdles (13.39) ... won 2007 Simplot Games 60 meter hurdles in Idaho ... broke national record in 55 meter hurdles at an indoor meet with a time of 7.07.

PERSONAL: Johnny Dominique Dutch was born January 20, 1989 ... pursuing a degree in media arts ... mother is Deborah Dutch ... hobbies include creating films, going to the movies, swimming and jogging ... favorite athlete is James Carter ... chose USC over Tennessee, Florida and Southern California.

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