Aleec Harris

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Aleec Harris in 2015

Aleec Harris (born October 31, 1990) is an American track and field hurdler.

Amateur career[edit]

From Atlanta, Georgia, Harris was a Georgia state champion in high school.[1]

Harris competed for the USC Trojans and at Barton Community College. At Barton Community College he was a NJCAA champion in the 110 meter hurdles.[2]

At the 2014 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships he finished 5th in the 60 meter hurdles.[3]

At the 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships he was runner-up in the 110 meter hurdles in a photo finish.[4]

National and international career[edit]

At the 2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Harris finished fourth in the 110 meter hurdles.[5]

Harris won a senior national championship in the 60 meter hurdles at the 2015 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships.[6]

At the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Harris finished fourth in the 110 meter hurdles, beating Jeff Porter by .005 seconds.[7] While normally the top three runners qualify for the world championships, the event winner (David Oliver) earned a bye to the world championships by virtue of being the defending world champion. Therefore, Harris earned the final spot in his event to the 2015 World Championships in Athletics.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aleec Harris "Track saved my life" | Spikes". Spikes.iaaf.org. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  2. ^ "Aleec Harris Bio - University of Southern California Official Athletic Site". Usctrojans.com. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  3. ^ "USC Finishes NCAA T&F Indoor Championships With Nine First-Team All-Americans - University of Southern California Official Athletic Site". Usctrojans.com. 2014-03-15. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  4. ^ Dutch, Taylor (2014-06-14). "2014 NCAA outdoor track and field championships day 4 recap: Oregon men clinch team title, nine NCAA individual champions from the". Pac-12. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  5. ^ "Devon Allen clears another major hurdle, follows NCAA title with U.S. outdoor championship". Dailynews.com. 2014-06-29. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-06-22. Retrieved 2015-06-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ https://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/06/29/2015-us-championships-rio-2016-track-stars-watch
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-06-30. Retrieved 2015-06-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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