August 1, 2021

Clemons Competes in the 100m Hurdle Semifinals


Buckeyes at the Olympics

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State hurdler Christina (Manning) Clemons competed in the semifinals of the 100m hurdles at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. Clemons finished fourth in her heat with a time of 12.76. Her time was tied for 14th overall as she concludes her Olympics appearance.

Clemons, a 2012 Ohio State graduate, competed in the fourth heat in the qualifying round on Saturday, finishing with a time of 12.91. She finished second in the heat and 15th overall to qualify for the semifinals.

Clemons earned her spot on Team USA by finishing third in the 100m hurdles with a time of 12.53 at the Olympic Trials in June.

As a Buckeye, Clemons was an 11-time All-American and 10-time Big Ten Champion. The 2017 Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame inductee won eight individual conference championships in Columbus and continues to hold three individual records. As a senior in 2012, Clemons captured two NCAA titles – the 60m hurdles indoors and the 100m hurdles outdoors to earn her the honor of 2012 Big Ten Conference Female Athlete of the Year. Clemons was also a four-time Big Ten Track Athlete of the Year.