Project Description

GERALD PHIRI

A native of Zambia, Gerald Phiri moved to Great Britain at the age of four and began sprinting five years later. At the collegiate level, he was a NCAA Champion, Big 12 Champion, and multiple All-American, running the 60m, 100m, 200m, 4×100 and 4×200 events at Texas A&M University, setting numerous school records along the way. Gerald boasts personal bests of 10.03 in the 100m and 20.29 in the 200m, as well as a 6.52 mark in the indoor 60m. He represented Zambia in the 2012 London Olympics, reaching the semifinals in the 100m.

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • EIGHT-TIME INDIVIDUAL BIG 12 CONFERENCE
  • THREE-TIME TEAM NCAA CHAMPION (2009-2011)
  • 12-TIME INDIVIDUAL USTFCCCA NCAA ALL-AMERICAN
  • FIVE-TIME NATIONAL AGE-GROUP CHAMPION (2003-06)
  • 2005 UK JUNIOR (U17) 60M AND 200M CHAMPION
  • 2012 LONDON OLYMPICS 100M SEMIFINALIST
  • 2014 IAAF WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 60M FIFTH PLACE