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Aleia Hobbs
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Aleia Hobbs at the 2018 U.S. Championships
Personal information
Nationality American
Born February 24, 1996 (1996-02-24) (age 25)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Sport
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Sprints
College team LSU Lady Tigers (2015–2018)
Turned pro 2018
Coached by Dennis Shaver
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 60 m: 7.07 (2018)
  • 100 m: 10.85 (2017)

Aleia Hobbs (born February 24, 1996) is an American professional track and field athlete specializing in the sprints. She won four national titles in 2018, winning the 60 m at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships, the 100 m and the 4 × 100 m relay at the NCAA Division I Championships, and the 100 m at the U.S. Championships. Hobbs represented the United States at the 2019 World Relays, anchoring the United States to gold.

She committed to the LSU Lady Tigers in 2014 and ran for them until mid 2018, when she turned pro and signed a sponsorship deal with adidas. During her time at LSU, Hobbs also represented the United States at the 2015 Pan American Junior Championships, where she earned a silver medal in the 100 m and a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay.

Biography

On April 3, Hobbs opened her outdoor 2021 season at the Battle on the Bayou in New Orleans, Louisiana with a world-leading time of 10.99 s in the 100 m.

Statistics

Information from World Athletics profile unless otherwise noted.

Personal bests

Event Time Wind (m/s) Venue Date Notes
60 m 7.07 N/A College Station, Texas, U.S. March 10, 2018 Former collegiate record, indoor
100 m 10.85 +2.0 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. April 29, 2017 Former low-altitude collegiate record
10.83 w +2.8 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. April 20, 2019 Wind-assisted
4×100 m relay 42.05 N/A Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S. May 13, 2018 Collegiate record

International championship results

Representing the  United States
Year Competition Position Event Time Wind (m/s) Venue Notes
2015 Pan American Junior Championships 2nd 100 m 11.50 −0.6 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1st 4×100 m relay 43.79 N/A
2019 World Relays 1st 4×100 m relay 43.27 N/A Yokohama, Japan

100 m circuit wins

  • Diamond League
    • Shanghai: 2019

100 m seasonal bests

Year Time Wind (m/s) Venue Notes
2010 11.95 +1.3 Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
2011 11.75 +1.5 New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
2012 11.77 +1.5 Arlington, Texas, U.S.
2013 11.68 +1.8 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
−0.3 Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
2014 11.49 +1.2 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
2015 11.13 +2.0 Eugene, Oregon, U.S.
2016 11.34 +0.7 Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
2017 10.85 +2.0 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
2018 10.90 +1.9 Tampa, Florida, U.S.
10.86 w +3.7 Austin, Texas, U.S. Wind-assisted
2019 11.03 +0.2 Shanghai, China
10.83 w +2.8 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. Wind-assisted
2020 11.12 +0.2 Rome, Italy
2021 10.88 w +2.4 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. Wind-assisted
10.91 +0.7

National championship results

Representing the New Era Track Club (2012–2013), the LSU Lady Tigers (2015–2018), and adidas (2019)
Year Competition Position Event Time Wind (m/s) Venue Notes
2012 U.S. Youth Championships (born 1996–1997) 1st 200 m 24.19 +1.0 Arlington, Texas PB
1st 100 m 11.77 +1.5 SB
2013 U.S. World Youth Trials 5th 100 m 12.09 −2.1 Edwardsville, Illinois
2015 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships 15th 60 m 7.68 N/A Fayetteville, Arkansas
NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships 6th 100 m 11.16 w +3.1 Eugene, Oregon Wind-assisted
5th 4×100 m relay 43.69 N/A
U.S. Junior Championships 2nd 100 m 11.38 +0.6 Eugene, Oregon
2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships 9th 60 m 7.26 N/A College Station, Texas
NCAA Division I Championships DQ (semi 1) 4×100 m relay N/A Eugene, Oregon Out of zone pass
5th 100 m 11.12 +0.3
U.S. Championships 7th 100 m 11.23 +0.3 Sacramento, California
2018 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships 1st 60 m 7.07 N/A College Station, Texas Collegiate record, PB
NCAA Division I Championships 1st 100 m 11.01 −0.7 Eugene, Oregon
1st 4×100 m relay 42.25 N/A
U.S. Championships 1st 100 m 10.91 +0.6 Des Moines, Iowa
2019 U.S. Championships 6th 100 m 11.33 −1.7 Des Moines, Iowa
2021 U.S. Olympic Trials 7th 100 m 11.20 −1.0 Eugene, Oregon
  • NCAA results from Track & Field Results Reporting System.
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