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Michael Cherry
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Michael Cherry at the 2018 IAAF Indoor World Track & field Championship
Personal information
Nationality American
Born March 23, 1995 (1995-03-23) (age 26)
New York City, New York
Height 6ft 4in
Weight 194 lbs
Sport
Country United States
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Sprint
Coached by John Smith
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 400 m – 44.21 (2021)

Michael Cherry (born March 23, 1995) is an American athlete who specializes in the 400 meters. He was a member of the USA team in the 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics in London, UK, placing second and receiving a silver medal.

He has qualified to represent the United States at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  United States
2014 World Junior Championships Eugene, United States 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.31
2016 NACAC U23 Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 2nd 400 m 45.50
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:00.89
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 2:58.61
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 2nd 400 m 45.84
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.97
NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:00.60
2019 Pan American Games Lima, Peru 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.72
World Championships Doha, Qatar 1st 4 × 400 m relay 2:56.69
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