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Olympic medal record
Women's athletics
Olympic Games
Bronze 2000 Sydney 100 m hurdles
Bronze 2004 Athens 100 m hurdles
World Indoor Championships
Gold 2003 Birmingham 60 m hurdles
U.S. National Championships
Gold 1998 100 m hurdles
U.S. National Indoor Championships
Gold 1998 60 m hurdles
Gold 2002 60 m hurdles

Melissa Morrison-Howard (born July 9, 1971 in Mooresville, North Carolina) is an American hurdler best known for winning two Olympic bronze medals. She also won the bronze medal at the 2003 World Indoor Championships as well as one national indoor championships.

She is a 1993 graduate of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. During her career at Appalachian, Morrison won 12 individual Southern Conference championships and was a 1993 All-American in the 100-meter hurdles.

Personal bests

Date Event Venue Time
March 17, 2001 100 m Coral Gables, Florida 11.59
April 12, 2002 200 m Knoxville, Tennessee 23.98
August 23, 2004 100 m hurdles Athens, Greece 12.53


Year Tournament Venue Result Event
1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships Paris, France 5th 60 m hurdles
1997 U.S. National Championships 1st 100 m hurdles
1998 IAAF Golden League / Grand Prix Final Moscow, Russia 2nd 100 m hurdles
1998 U.S. Indoor National Championships 1st 60 m hurdles
1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 6th 60 m hurdles
2000 2000 Summer Olympics Sydney, Australia 3rd 100 m hurdles
2000 IAAF Grand Prix Final Doha, Qatar 4th 100 m hurdles
2002 IAAF Grand Prix Final Paris, France 7th 100 m hurdles
2002 National Indoor Championships 1st 60 m hurdles
2003 IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 3rd 60 m hurdles
2003 IAAF World Athletics Final Monaco 6th 100 m hurdles
2004 2004 Summer Olympics Athens, Greece 3rd 100 m hurdles

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