Lashinda Demus has been one of the nation’s top hurdlers for nearly a decade. Her many honors include two gold, two silver, and a bronze medal in World Championships, an Olympic silver medal in London, and four USA Outdoor Championships. Lashinda also holds the American record. Now in the peak of her career, Lashinda has her sights set to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
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