This past Wednesday, October 2 Taylor track star Fred Kerley was on the other side of the world in Doha, Qatar at the Khalifa International Stadium, where he advanced to the finals at the IAAF World Championships winning his 400m semifinal heat in 44.25.
Kerley started strong in the semifinal and dominated the race cruising to the finish ahead of Kenya’s Emmanuel Korir (44.37).
Friday, in the 400m final at the IAAF World Championships Kerley finished third taking bronze and finishing with a time of 44.17. Kerley was matched up against Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas, who finished with a time of 43.48 and took gold and Colombian Anthony Jose Zambrano who took silver.
In only his second season as a professional Kerley is turning heads and aiming for gold. Like every runner who has ever set foot on a track the main goal is Tokyo in 2020.
Listed below are some of the career highlights from arguably Taylor’s fastest Duck.
2019 US 400m CHAMPION
2018 IAAF Diamond League, 400m, CHAMPION
2018 IAAF World Indoor T&F Championships 4x400m Silver
2017 IAAF World T&F Championships 4x400m Silver
2017 US 400m CHAMPION
2017 NCAA Indoor & Outdoor 400m & 4x400m CHAMPION
2017 NCAA 400m Record 43.70 secs