2016 Rio Olympics Missouri Track & Field Competitors, Coaches and Schedule



2016 Rio Olympics Missouri Track & Field Competitors, Coaches and Schedule

The 2016 Rio Olympics Track and Field competition starts tomorrow. Six Missouri prep athletes made Team USA, while another born in Missouri will also wear the red, white, and blue, while still another, married to a Missourian will also compete. Eight more athletes who competed collegiately at Missouri colleges will represent other countries. At least four Missourians will coach in the Games of the 31st Olympiad.

Info: iaaf.org

Broadcast: nbcolympics.com

Download below info here: 2016 MO Olympian Athletes, Coaches, & Schedule

Mike Rodgers 4×100 St. Louis, Berkeley HS ‘03, Lindenwood University ‘05, Oklahoma Baptist University ‘07

Gwen Berry Hammer Throw Florissant/St. Louis, McCluer HS ’07, Southern Illinois ‘11

Deanna Price Hammer Throw Moscow Mills, Troy HS’11, Southern Illinois ‘16

Colleen Quigley Steeplechase St. Louis, Nerinx Hall HS’11, Florida State ’15, Bowerman Track Club

Courtney Frerichs Steeplechase, Nixa, Nixa HS ’11, UMKC ’15, New Mexico ’16, Bowerman Track Club

Brittany Borman Javelin, DeSoto, Festus HS’08, UCLA ’09, Oklahoma ’12,

Mason Finley Discus, Born in Kansas City, MO, Grew up in Colorado, U Kansas ’13, U of Wyoming ‘14

Jenny Simpson 1500, Born in Iowa, Grew up in Florida, Colorado ’09. Married to Jason Simpson who ran at Liberty High School and Truman State University, she is coached by Mark Wetmore and Pembroke Hill HS grad Heather Burroughs. 2011 World Champion in 1500. Collegiate record holder in 1500, Mile, 3k, 5k, and steeplechase until Courtney Frerichs broke that in June.


Tyrone Smith Long Jump-Bermuda, 3x Olympian Born in Bermuda, Grew up in Chicago, Missouri S&T ’07, 15th in Beijing, 12th in London

Fabian Florant Triple Jump-Netherlands, Lindenwood University ’04?, Missouri State ’06, NAIA National Champ? DI All-American

Semoy Hackett 100, 200, 4×100,-Trinidadad & Tobago, 2x Olympian ’08-’16, Lincoln University ’10, LSU ‘12

Marissa Kurtimah 4×100-Canada, Missouri State University ’18, DI Honorable Mention All-American 4×100 this year

Donald Thomas High Jump-Bahamas, 3x Olympian Lindenwood University ’05, Auburn ’07, 2007 World Champion

Jamail Rolle 100-Bahamas, 2x Olympian ’08-’16, Missouri State University 03’, MVC 200m Champ

Romel Lewis 400H Jamaica, Lincoln University ’14 D2 National Champ?

Roxroy Cato 400H Jamaica-2x Olympian ’12-’16, Lincoln University ’12, St. Augustines ’14 D2 National Champ?



Connie Price-Smith Team USA Head Women’s Coach

St. Charles, MO, St. Charles HS?, Southern Illinois University Basketball and track, 4x Olympian thrower, ex SIU coach, now Ole Miss HC

Kris Grimes Jefferson City, Jeff City HS ’85, Discus and Pole vault at Jeff City. Abilene Christian ’89 3x All-American pole vaulter, Mizzou graduate asst ‘90-’91, Texas A&M multis/vault/jumps coach, Will coach NCAA decathlon champion Victor Lindor of Grenada in Decathlon. Named USTFCCCA National assistant coach of year in July after coaching decathlon and triple jump national champions, two 18-6 vaulters, and all-american heptathlete.

Nat Page, Illinois native, Mizzou national champion high jumper ’80 or ‘81, world class hurdler in 1980s, Georgia Tech jumps coach, coach of American record high jump holder Chaunte Lowe who will compete in her 4th Olympics.

Heather Burroughs, Kansas City, Ks. Pembroke Hill HS’1994?, University of Colorado All-American, Colorado asst. coach,

Will coach post-collegians Jenny Simpson in 1500m and Emma Coburn in steeplechase.



Rio 24 Hr Time/CST 24 Hr Time/CST 12 Hr Time

*indicates advanced round, athlete will compete if they have advanced


Day 1 August 12

9:30/7:30 Mens Discus Qualifying Group A

10:55/8:55 Mens Discus Qualifying Group B                                          Mason Finley


20:30/18:30/6:30 womens 1500 heats                                                     Jenny Simpson

20:40/18:40/6:40 womens hammer qualification group A               Deanna Price, Gwen Berry

22:10/20:10/8:10 womens hammer qualification group B


21:20/19:20/7:20 mens long jump qualification                                   Tyrone Smith

22:40/20:40/8:40 Womens 100 Heats                                                      Semoy Hackett


Day 2 August 13

10:05/8:05 Womens Steeplechase heats                                                               Courtney Frerichs, Colleen Quigley

10:50/8:50 Mens Discus Final                                                                      *Mason Finley

12:00/10/00 Mens 100 Heats                                                                       Jamail Rolle


20:50/18:50/6:50 Mens Long Jump Final                                                 *Tyrone Smith

21:00/19:00/7:00 Womens 100 Semis                                                      *Semoy Hackett

22:37/20:37/8:37 Womens 100 Final                                                         *Semoy Hackett


Day 3 August 14

20:30/18:30/6:30 Mens High Jump Qualification                                 Donald Thomas

21:00/19:00/7:00 Mens 100 Semis                                                             *Jamail Rolle

21:30/19:30/7:30 Womens 1500 Semis                                                    *Jenny Simpson

22:25/20:25/8:25 Mens 100 Final                                                               *Jamail Rolle


Day 4 August 15

9:30/7:30 Mens Triple Jump qualification                                               Fabian Florant

9:35/7:35 Womens 200 Heats                                                                     Semoy Hackett

10:40/8:40 Womens Hammer Throw Final                                             *Gwen Berry, *Deanna Price

11:15/9:15 Womens Steeplechase Final                                                 *Courtney Frerichs, *Colleen Quigley

11:30/9:30 Mens 400 Hurdles Heats                                                         Romel Lewis, Roxroy Cato


Day 5 August 16

9:50/7:50 Mens Triple Jump Final                                                              *Fabian Florant

20:30/18:30/6:30 Mens High Jump Final                                                 *Donald Thomas

20:35/18:35/6:35 Womens Javelin Qualification Group A                Brittany Borman

21:50/19:50/7:50 Womens Javelin qualification group B                  Brittany Borman

21:35/19:35/7:35 Mens 400H Semis                                                          *Romel Lewis, *Roxroy Cato,

22:00/20:00/8:00 Womens 200 Semis                                                      *Semoy Hackett

22:30/20:30/8:30 Womens 1500 Final                                                      *Jenny Simpson


Day 6 August 17

Decathlon Day 1                                                                                               Victor Lindor-Coach Kris Grimes

22:30/20:30/8:30 Womens 200 Final                                                         *Semoy Hackett


Day 7 August 18

Decathlon Day 2                                                                                               Victor Lindor-Coach Kris Grimes

10:00/8:00 Womens High Jump  Qualification                                       Chantae Lowe-Coach Nat Page

11:20/9:20 Womens 4×100 Heats                                                              Semoy Hackett, Marissa Kurtimah

11:40/9:40 Mens 4×100 Heats                                                                     Mike Rodgers

12:00/10:00 Mens 400H Final                                                                       *Romel Lewis, *Roxroy Cato

21:10/19:10/7:10 Womens Javelin Final                                                  *Brittany Borman


Day 8 August 19

22:15/20:15/8:15 Womens 4×100 Final                                                    *Semoy Hackett, *Marissa Kurtimah

22:35/20:35/8:35 Mens 4×100 Final                                                           *Mike Rodgers


Day 9 August 10

20:30/18:30/6:30 Womens High Jump Final                                           Chaunte Lowe-Coach Nat Page

Day 10 August 21


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