David Kendziera

Instagram: @bigwavedave110
Twitter: @davidkendziera

Event: 110m Hurdles and 400m Hurdles

Hometown: Mount Prospect, IL
High School: Prospect High School
College/University: University of Illinois
Training City: Chapel Hill, NC (University of North Carolina) 
Accolades: 10x NCAA All-American, 4x NCAA Championship medalist, 2019 USA vs Europe Gold Medalist (400mH)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 10x All-American
  • 4x NCAA Medalist 
  • 2017 Big Ten Track Athlete of the Year
  • 2017 Big Ten 400m hurdles Champion
  • 2016 Olympic Trials Qualifier
  • Member of 2015 4x400m relay school record (3:06.58)
  • Named 2017 CoSIDA All-District 
  • Holds Illinois 400m hurdles record (48.42) 
  • Ranks 2nd in the 60m hurdles (7.69) and 110m hurdles (13.39)

PERSONAL BESTS

Outdoor

110m hurdles: 13.39 - NCAA Championships (6/7/17)
400m hurdles: 48.42 - NCAA Championships (6/8/18)
200m: 21.61 - Illini Twilight (4/18/15)
Long jump: 22-1 1/2 (6.74m) - Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational (3/29/14)

Indoor

60m H: 7.69 - Big Ten Championships (2/25/17)
600m: 1:22.11 - Border Battle (1/10/15)
Long jump: 22-7 1/4 (6.89m) - Big Ten Championships (2/28/14)