Check out Perdita Felicien. She is a Professional Canadian Hurdler from Ontario, Canada. Read about Perdita Felicien’s career highlights with biography and video after the jump.
Professional Canadian Hurdler Perdita Felicien recently attended the Weltklasse Golden League athletics meeting in the Letzigrund stadium this past weekend. Felicien finished with a time of 12.61. Read more about Felicien after the jump.
As a biography Perdita Felicien is a professional Canadian Hurdler who was born on August 29, 1980 in Ontario, Canada. Felicien was raised in Pickering where she began to compete in track and field, specializing in hurdling. In 1997 and 1998 she won her school’s Championship. After graduation Perdita accepted a scholarship to the University of Illinois.
During her college years she was coached by Gary Winckler. Freshman year Felicien made All American honors with fastest time by a freshman. By sophmore year the Canadian hurdler was No. 1 in the 100 metre hurdle event. In the remainder of Felicien’s college career she was named University of Illinois Female Athlete of the Year three times, U.S. Track Coaches Association National Female Outdoor Athlete of the Year, Big Ten Conference and NCAA Female Track & Field Athlete of the Year honors.
Internationally Perdita has attended the 2003 World Championships in Athletics, the 2004 IAAF World Indoor Championships, the 2004 the Summer Olympics and the 2007 Worlds. Due to a foot injury Perdita missed the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
To date Perdita Felicien holds two silver and two gold medals in hurdle events.
More photos and a video of Perdita Felicien are below.