Vernon Norwood USA   
Date of birth: 10 April 92
Age: 32 years 15 days
Height: 187 cm
Weight: 77 kg
Club/team: New Balance WCS
4 x 400m Olympic Champion 2021
4 World Titles
2015: 4x4 2019: 4x4 2022: 4x4 2023: 4x4
4 x 400m World Indoor Champion 2016
4 x 400m World Indoor Silver Medallist 2018
4 x 400m Mixed relay Olympic Bronze Medallist 2021
4 x 400m Mixed relay World Championships Bronze Medallist 2022
1 National Title
200m World Alltime no. 396 20.30 Baton Rouge LA 24 Apr 2021
200m World Indoor Alltime no. 564 20.92 Fayetteville AR 14 Feb 2015
500m World Indoor Alltime no. 3 1:00.11 New York NY 11 Feb 2017
300m World Indoor Alltime no. 48 32.70 Boston MA 14 Feb 2016
400m World Alltime no. 53 44.26 Budapest 22 Aug 2023
300m World Alltime no. 21 31.81 Ponce 12 May 2022
400m World Indoor Alltime no. 52 45.31 Fayetteville AR 14 Mar 2015

PROGRESSION

Personal bests in BOLD.

 
200m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2012  20.93w  +1.1  2rCLubbock TX5 May
2013  20.94Aw  +1.3  1rBLevelland TX4 May
2014  20.82w  +1.3  2rBCoral Gables FL12 Apr
2015  20.77w  +0.8  3rBEdmonton12 Jul
2016  20.59w  +2.4  2rBAustin TX16 Apr
2017  20.89w  0.0  1Baton Rouge LA8 Apr
2018  20.49w  +3.1  2rCBaton Rouge LA21 Apr
2019  20.46w  +3.9  1Baton Rouge LA6 Apr
2020  21.11w  +0.6  1Marietta GA8 Aug
2021  20.30w  +1.7  2Baton Rouge LA24 Apr
2022  20.44w -0.2  1Baton Rouge LA2 Apr
2022  20.20w  +3.3  2rBBaton Rouge LA30 Apr
2023  20.41w -0.2  1Baton Rouge LA29 Apr
2024  20.74w  +2.6  3Houston TX6 Apr
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2015  20.92iw    1rDFayetteville AR14 Feb
2016  20.93Aiw    1Albuquerque NM5 Feb
2018  21.49iw    3rDIowa City IA20 Jan
2021  21.20iw    2rBFayetteville AR31 Jan
2024  20.92iw    1Fayetteville AR26 Jan
 
300m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2020  52.62w    5Marietta GA15 Aug
2022  31.81w    2Ponce12 May
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2016  32.70iw    1Boston MA14 Feb
2017  33.17iw    2Boston MA28 Jan
2018  33.05iw    3Boston MA10 Feb
 
400m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2011  48.08Aw    4-HSAlbuquerque NM4 Jun
2012  45.72Aw    1El Paso TX24 Mar
2013  45.56Aw    1El Paso TX13 Apr
2014  45.02w    4Sacramento CA28 Jun
2015  44.44w    1Baton Rouge LA18 Apr
2016  45.00w    2Kingston7 May
2017  44.47w    4Lausanne6 Jul
2018  45.47w    2h1Des Moines IA21 Jun
2019  44.40w    4Des Moines IA27 Jul
2020  46.63w    4Marietta GA15 Aug
2021  44.64w    1Baton Rouge LA1 May
2022  44.35w    4Eugene OR25 Jun
2023  44.26w    2s1Budapest22 Aug
2024  44.94w    2Baton Rouge LA20 Apr
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2012  47.49iOTw    3Lubbock TX4 Feb
2013  46.02iw    1Fayetteville AR8 Feb
2014  45.39iw    1rBCollege Station TX1 Mar
2015  45.31iw    1Fayetteville AR14 Mar
2016  45.80iw    1Portland OR12 Mar
2018  45.58Aiw    2h2Albuquerque NM17 Feb
2020  46.23iw    1rCFayetteville AR14 Feb
2021  46.48iw    4Staten Island NY13 Feb
2022  46.06iw    2Staten Island NY6 Feb
2023  45.92iw    3Brighton MA4 Feb
2024  45.76iw    1Brighton MA4 Feb
 
500m
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2017  1:00.11iw    1New York NY11 Feb
 
600m
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2015  1:18.57Aiw    4Albuquerque NM6 Feb
 
4 x 100m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2015  38.62w    3Eugene OR12 Jun
2016  39.65w    1rBBaton Rouge LA9 Apr
2018  39.52w    3Baton Rouge LA21 Apr
 
4 x 200m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  1:21.90w    1h4Philadelphia PA25 Apr
2019  1:19.73w    1h1Yokohama12 May
 
4 x 400m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2012  3:01.32w    1Lubbock TX5 May
2013  3:05.93w    1Hutchinson KS18 May
2014  3:01.60w    3Eugene OR14 Jun
2015  2:57.82w    1Beijing30 Aug
2019  2:56.69w    1Doha6 Oct
2021  2:55.70w    1Tokyo7 Aug
2022  2:56.17w    1Eugene OR24 Jul
2023  2:57.31w    1Budapest27 Aug
2024  3:08.56w    1rBBaton Rouge LA30 Mar
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2016  3:02.45iw    1Portland OR20 Mar
2018  3:01.97iw    2Birmingham4 Mar
 
4 x 400m Mixed relay
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2021  3:10.22 w    3Tokyo31 Jul
2022  3:10.16w    3Eugene OR15 Jul

IN MAJOR EVENTS

 
Outdoor
400m
WC 2015: 6s145.07 3h545.53
WC 2019: 4s245.00 3h245.59
WC 2023: 444.39 2s144.26 2h344.87
4 x 400m
WC 2015: 12:57.82 1h22:58.13
WC 2019: 12:56.69 1h12:59.89
OG 2021: 12:55.70 1h12:57.77
WC 2022: 12:56.17 1h12:58.96
WC 2023: 12:57.31
4 x 400m Mixed relay
OG 2021: 33:10.22
WC 2022: 33:10.16 1h13:11.75
 
Indoor
400m
WC 2016: h4DQ
4 x 400m
WC 2016: 13:02.45
WC 2018: 23:01.97 1h23:04.00

PERSONAL BESTS

note: click on event name to get head to head stats against another athlete,
click on indoor/outdoor to see PB progression.

 
200m
Outdoor20.30   +1.7 Baton Rouge LA24 Apr 2021
Indoor20.92    Fayetteville AR14 Feb 2015
 
300m
Outdoor31.81    Ponce12 May 2022
Indoor32.70    Boston MA14 Feb 2016
 
400m
   races under 45 seconds: 35   
Outdoor44.26    Budapest22 Aug 2023
Indoor45.31    Fayetteville AR14 Mar 2015
 
500m
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Indoor1:00.11    New York NY11 Feb 2017
 
600m
Indoor1:18.57A    Albuquerque NM6 Feb 2015
 
4 x 400m
Winstreak: 9 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor3:01.32    Lubbock TX5 May 2012
Indoor3:05.16    Fayetteville AR11 Feb 2012

AVERAGES & 10 BEST RESULTS


400m, 10 best results (legal):
44.26   2s1Budapest22 Aug 2023
44.35   4Eugene OR25 Jun 2022
44.39   2Eugene OR8 Jul 2023
44.39   4Budapest24 Aug 2023
44.40   4Des Moines IA27 Jul 2019
44.43   1s1Eugene OR7 Jul 2023
44.44   1Baton Rouge LA18 Apr 2015
44.46   3London23 Jul 2023
44.47   4Lausanne6 Jul 2017
44.51   3Oslo15 Jun 2023
 
Average: 44.41
 

4 x 400m, 10 best results (legal):
2:55.70   1Tokyo7 Aug 2021
2:56.17   1Eugene OR24 Jul 2022
2:56.69   1Doha6 Oct 2019
2:57.31   1Budapest27 Aug 2023
2:57.77   1h1Tokyo6 Aug 2021
2:57.82   1Beijing30 Aug 2015
2:58.13   1h2Beijing29 Aug 2015
2:58.96   1h1Eugene OR23 Jul 2022
2:59.89   1h1Doha5 Oct 2019
3:01.32   1Lubbock TX5 May 2012
 
Average: 2:57.976
 

200m, 10 best results (legal):
20.30   +1.72Baton Rouge LA24 Apr 2021
20.36   +1.57Eugene OR21 Aug 2021
20.41   -0.21Baton Rouge LA29 Apr 2023
20.42   +1.62Baton Rouge LA17 Apr 2021
20.44   -0.21Baton Rouge LA2 Apr 2022
20.44   -0.83Baton Rouge LA9 Apr 2022
20.46   +0.76Walnut CA9 May 2021
20.46   +0.57Zürich9 Sep 2021
20.52   +1.51Baton Rouge LA25 Mar 2023
20.74   -1.05Oslo1 Jul 2021
 
Average: 20.455
 

4 x 100m, 10 best results (legal):
38.62   3Eugene OR12 Jun 2015
38.78   2Starkville MS16 May 2015
38.92   2s2Eugene OR10 Jun 2015
38.93   2Austin TX28 Mar 2015
38.95   1Tucson AZ11 Apr 2015
39.11   1Baton Rouge LA18 Apr 2015
39.11   1Baton Rouge LA2 May 2015
39.32   1Baton Rouge LA4 Apr 2015
39.47   1Lafayette LA21 Mar 2015
39.52   3Baton Rouge LA21 Apr 2018
 
Average: 39.073
 

Total results in db: 267

By event:

200m:36
300m:5
400m:155
500m:1
600y:3
600m:1
800m:1
4 x 100m:12
4 x 200m:4
4 x 400m:46
4 x 400m Mixed relay:3

IN 2024

position in the world list in brackets following the season's best,
junior list position in green and youth list position in orange.
help: click on competition name or Venue to see competition results.
help: click on placing to see event results in the competition.

200m
20.92iw
=PB (87)
1Fayetteville ARFayetteville AR26 Jan 
20.74iw+2.6
3Houston TXHouston TX6 Apr 
400m
45.76iw
SB (26)
1Brighton MABrighton MA4 Feb 
44.94iw
SB (13)
2Baton Rouge LABaton Rouge LA20 Apr 
4 x 400m
3:08.56iw
SB
1rBBaton Rouge LABaton Rouge LA30 Mar 
 Tiger Olympians
 Vernon Norwood, Jahnoy Thompson,
Aaron Ernest, Dorian Camel

TOP 100 WORLD LIST POSITIONS

SeasonInd/OutEventPosResult
2012Outdoor400m9245.72A
2012Indoor600y61:10.58
2013Outdoor400m5245.56A
2013Indoor400m1046.02
2013Indoor600y21:08.80
2014Outdoor400m2145.02
2014Indoor400m545.39
2015Outdoor400m1344.44
2015Indoor200m3120.92
2015Indoor400m245.31
2015Indoor600m461:18.57A
2016Outdoor400m2545.00
2016Indoor200m3320.93A
2016Indoor300m132.70
2016Indoor400m1045.80
2017Outdoor400m844.47
2017Indoor300m1533.17
2017Indoor500m11:00.11
2018Outdoor400m7345.47
2018Indoor300m1233.05
2018Indoor400m1545.58A
2019Outdoor400m1144.40
2020Indoor400m2046.23
2021Outdoor200m5120.30
2021Outdoor400m1644.64
2021Indoor400m3846.48
2022Outdoor300m231.81
2022Outdoor400m944.35
2022Indoor400m2346.06
2023Outdoor200m8220.41
2023Outdoor400m1044.26
2023Indoor400m2845.92
2024Outdoor400m1344.94
2024Indoor200m8720.92
2024Indoor400m2645.76

WINSTREAKS

 
Significant winstreaks 4 x 400m
(at least 5 finals):
Winstreak 1: 9 (finals) 6 Oct 2019 -> 30 Mar 2024 Show/hide
Winstreak 2: 8 (finals) 31 Mar 2012 -> 1 Feb 2014 Show/hide