Derrick Brew
Personal information
Full nameDerrick Keith Brew
BornDecember 28, 1977 (1977-12-28) (age 46)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens 4x400 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens 400 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Helsinki 4x400 m relay
Disqualified 2001 Edmonton 4×400 m relay[a]
Disqualified 2003 Paris 4x400 m relay[b]

Derrick Keith Brew (born December 28, 1977) is a 2004 Olympic Gold medalist in the Men's 4x400 meter relay for the United States. Earlier in the games he took third in the US sweep of the 400m.

Born in Houston, Texas,[1] he attended Klein Forest High School where he was coached by Jack Sands.[2]

Notes

  1. ^ Teammate Antonio Pettigrew later admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs and the IAAF disqualified the team.
  2. ^ Teammates Jerome Young and Calvin Harrison were later found to have used performance-enhancing drugs and the IAAF disqualified the team.

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Derrick Brew". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
  2. ^ "Texans Watch". San Antonio Express-News. August 29, 2004. Retrieved October 20, 2007. Baylor University sprinter, formerly of Holmes High School, combines with two other former UIL state track meet champions - Jeremy Wariner (Arlington Lamar) and Derrick Brew (Houston Klein Forest) - winning gold medal for U.S. track team in 1,600-meter relay.