Jon Drummond was one the world-best 100-m and 200-m-Läufer, admits for its particularly good Startreaktionen. With the athlete IC world championship 1993 in Stuttgart it was the starting runner of the American relay, that won the world champion title and which world record equalized with 37.40 seconds. With the next world championships he could not hand the American relay to 1995 over in Göteborg as second runners the relay staff at Tony McCall and was this-qualified.
In the further years it continued than Staffelläufer sensation. With the olympic plays 1996 in Atlanta it belonged to the quartet, which won the gold medal. Solo ones over 100 m he came only into the semi-final.
In the athlete IC world championship 1999 it could not participate illness in the single runs, was however again relay world champion as starting runners. With the olympic summer games 2000 in Sydney it became 5. over 100 m and again second olympic gold medal won as starting runner of the US relay its.
For large attention it provided as it with the athlete IC world championship 2003 in Paris in the quarter final due to its false star width unit was this-qualified. It wanted not to accept the decision of the jury and put 45 minutes long before the Startblöcke to it then with tears in the eyes the stadium left. For the 34-jährigen athlete this should have been the last international appearance. He was not nominated by the US-American federation after this affair no more for the relay.
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||former US-American athlete|
|DATE OF BIRTH||9. September 1968|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Philadelphia|