Eric Thomas (hurdler)
Eric Ashley Thomas (born December 1, 1973, in Carthage, Texas) is a male hurdler from the United States, who represented his native country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. He set his personal best (47.94) in the men's 400 m hurdles event on June 13, 2000, in Rome, Italy.
|1994||NJCAA||Blinn College||1st||400 m hurdles|
|1996||Olympic Trials||Atlanta, GA||4th||400 m hurdles|
|1999||Pan American Games||Winnipeg, Canada||2nd||400 m hurdles|
|2000||Summer Olympics||Sydney, Australia||9th||400 m hurdles|
|2003||Pan American Games||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic||2nd||400 m hurdles|
|World Championships||Paris, France||14th||400 m hurdles|
Eric Thomas founded Champion Trainers, LLC in 2005 to train young athletes for success in their chosen sports activities. Champion Trainers provides individualized fitness and athletic programs to improve endurance, speed, agility, flexibility, mechanics and overall performance.
The Eric Thomas Foundation, a 501(c) (3) non-profit charitable organization, was organized to raise scholarship funds for youth who wish to pursue higher education and to improve the health and fitness of Texas youths. The Eric Thomas Foundation seeks to target high school athletes and/or students who would otherwise be unable to acquire financial assistance and support, and will make the dream of obtaining higher education a reality. The Eric Thomas Scholarship was presented to its first recipient at Garrison High School on May 17, 2011.
- Eric Thomas at World Athletics
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Eric Thomas". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.