Aaron Brown
  • Born: 05/27/1992
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 198cm
  • Weight: 79kg
  • Birthplace: Toronto, ON

Aaron Brown made his Olympic debut at London 2012 where he came within one spot of qualifying for the 200m final, finishing ninth by 0.05 seconds. One of the country’s top sprinters, Brown is the Canadian indoor record holder in the 200m, setting the mark of 20.53 seconds in February 2014. He saw his national outdoor 200m record of 20.16 seconds broken by Andre De Grasse in May 2015. Brown made his senior IAAF World Championship debut in 2013, where he was part of the bronze medal 4x100m relay team. He had previously won 200m bronze at the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships and 100m silver at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships. At the 2011 Pan American Junior Championships, he won 100m bronze and 4x100m relay silver. Brown raced collegiately for the USC Trojans. As a senior, he won 100m bronze and 200m silver at the 2014 NCAA Championships.

PERSONAL

Family: Parents Ian and Sonia Brown… Older sister Keisha Williams, younger sister Alyssa Brown… Getting into the Sport: Started running track at age 16 thanks to high school coach Bill Stephens… Has wanted to compete for Team Canada since watching the Beijing 2008 100m final… Outside Interests: Graduated from the University of Southern California in 2014; major in political science and minor in business… Enjoys playing basketball, travelling, music, art, collecting shoes, eating unhealthy in the off-season… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: “To be #1, you must train like you’re #2”… Role model is LeBron James because of the way he lived up to his hype and overcame the critics… Collects mascot dolls from the meets at which he competes… Nicknames: Kingsley, AB, Smoov…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

OG: 2012 – 4th in SF (200m)

CWG: 2014 – 9th (100m), DNF (4x100m)

IAAF WCh: 2013 – BRONZE (4x100m), 13th (100m)

IAAF WCh (junior): 2010 – 5th (100m), BRONZE (200m)

IAAF WCh (youth): 2009 – SILVER (100m)

PAC (junior): 2011 – BRONZE (100m), SILVER

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