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Date of Birth: Nov. 19, 1966
Current Residence: Duluth, Ga.
Sport: Track and field
Event: 100-meter hurdles
Previous Olympics: 2000 - pulled up in hurdles semis with hamstring injury; 1996 - 1st in 100, 4th in hurdles; 1992 - 1st in 100, 5th in hurdles; 1988 - 8th in hurdles semis.
World Championships: 2003 - 3rd in hurdles semifinal; 2001 - 2nd in hurdles; 1999 - 1st in hurdles and 400 relay; 1997 - 1st in 400 relay; 1995 - 1st in hurdles; 1993 - 1st in 100 and hurdles, 2nd in 400 relay; 1991 - 2nd in hurdles.
National Championships: 2003 - 1st in hurdles; 2002 - 1st in hurdles; 2001 - 1st in hurdles; 2000 - 1st in hurdles, 5th in 100; 1999 - 1st in hurdles, 2nd in 100; 1998 - did not compete; 1997 - did not compete in 100 final; 1996 - 1st in hurdles, 2nd in 100 in trials; 1995 - 1st in hurdles; 1994 - 1st in 100; 1993 - 1st in 100, 2nd in hurdles; 1992 - 1st in hurdles, 2nd in 100 at trials; 1991 - 1st in hurdles; 1988 - 2nd in hurdles; 1997 - 5th in 100; 1986 - 5th in 100.
2004 Qualifying: 1st in hurdles, 4th in 100 at U.S. trials.
World rank: 2nd through July 26.
Other career highlights: 2004 - Became first American athlete to win the 60 and 60 hurdles at the U.S. Indoors; won nine Pac-10 titles in two years; did not compete from 1988-91 because of Graves Disease, in which she almost lost her feet; regarded as the greatest sprinter/hurdler of all-time; lost her No. 1 world ranking in early July for the first time in 122 weeks to Perdita Felicien of Canada.
|Results: Gail Devers|
|Gold||Women's 100m||Atlanta 1996|
|Gold||Women's 100m||Barcelona 1992|