Terrence Trammell
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Trammell at the 2007 World Championships
Personal information
BornNovember 23, 1978 (1978-11-23) (age 44)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Terrence Trammell (born November 23, 1978) is a retired American track and field athlete who was the silver medalist for the 110 meter hurdles at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics, and three time silver medalist for the World Championships.

He was born to Leonard (Deceased)2010 and Ann Trammell in Atlanta, Georgia.[1] The 1997 Track & Field News Male High School Athlete of the Year,[2] he attended the University of South Carolina where he trained under Curtis Frye. His main training partner until 2002 was Olympic gold medalist Allen Johnson. He was the 1999-2000 NCAA Champion Indoors and Outdoors.

He qualified for the 2008 Beijing Olympics but had to pull out of the competition after injuring his hamstring in the preliminary rounds. He retired in 2015.

He trained in Atlanta with his high school (Southwest Dekalb High School) coach Napoleon Cobb.

Trammell is a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity.

He currently serves as an assistant track and field coach at Pace Academy in Atlanta.[3]

In 2021 he was elected into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame.[4]

Personal bests

Date Event Venue Time
June 2, 2000 100 m Durham, North Carolina 10.04
January 1, 1998 200 m 20.74
June 2, 2007 110 m hurdles New York, New York 12.95


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1998 1998 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Buffalo, New York 2nd 110 m hurdles
1999 1999 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Indianapolis, Indiana 1st 110 m hurdles
1st 4 × 100 m relay
World University Games Palma de Mallorca, Spain 1st 110 m hurdles 13.44 (wind: -0.1 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.55
2000 2000 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Fayetteville, Arkansas 1st 60 m
1st 60 m hurdles
NCAA Outdoor Championship Fayetteville, Arkansas 1st 110 m hurdles
Summer Olympics Sydney, Australia 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.16 (wind: +0.6 m/s)
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st 60 m hurdles 7.51
IAAF Grand Prix Final Melbourne, Australia 7th 110 m hurdles 14.17 (wind: -1.7 m/s)
2002 United States Indoor Championships New York City, New York 1st 60 m
NACAC U-25 Championships San Antonio, Texas, United States 1st 110m hurdles 13.45 (wind: +1.3 m/s)
2003 World Championships Paris, France 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.20 (wind: +0.3 m/s)
IAAF World Athletics Final Monaco 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.17 (wind: -1.5 m/s)
2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Sacramento, California 1st 110 m hurdles
Summer Olympics Athens, Greece 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.18 (wind: +0.3 m/s)
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 110 m hurdles 13.20 (wind: -0.2 m/s)
IAAF World Athletics Final Monaco 3rd 110 m hurdles 13.17 (wind: -1.4 m/s)
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 1st 60 m hurdles 7.43
3rd 60 m 6.54
2007 United States Outdoor Championships Eugene, Oregon 1st 110 m hurdles
World Championships Osaka, Japan 2nd 110 m hurdles 12.99 (wind: +1.7 m/s)
2008 U.S. Olympic Trials Eugene, Oregon 2nd 110 m hurdles
2009 United States Indoor Championships Boston, Massachusetts 1st 60 m hurdles
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd 60 m hurdles 7.36


  1. ^ Athlete Bio[permanent dead link]. Mezoom. Retrieved on 2009-07-17.
  2. ^ "Track & Field News - the Bible of the Sport Since 1948". Archived from the original on 2016-08-18. Retrieved 2016-07-14.
  3. ^ "Team Detail - Pace Academy". www.paceacademy.org. Retrieved 2019-02-28.
  4. ^ "USA Track & Field | USATF announces 2021 Hall of Fame class".
Awards Preceded byObea Moore Track & Field News High School Boys Athlete of the Year 1997 Succeeded byGreg Yeldell