Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Susanna Kallur
Susanna Kallur

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Falun, Sweden

High School:
Lugnetgymnasiet

Position:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
02/16/1981

AT ILLINOIS

Track 2001
Earned all-America honors after finishing fourth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100m hurdles ... Qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m hurdles at the World Track and Field Championships in Edmonton, Alberta ... Won the individual 100m hurdles title at the Drake Relays, clocking a wind-aided time of 12.81 seconds ... That time is her ranked No. 2 in the NCAA this year, behind her teammate Perdita Felicien ... Finished third in the Big Ten finals ... Her time of 12.85 seconds tied her for No. 6 in the world on the IAAF list ... With her times in the 100m hurdles, she ranks as the fastest freshman in the history of the NCAA ... Ran the third leg of Illinois? world record setting 4x100 meter shuttle hurdle relay at the Drake Relays on April 28 ... Illinois? relay clocked 52.85 seconds, breaking the world and collegiate record of 53.0 set by LSU in 1991 ... In addition to her third place finish in the 100m hurdles at Big Tens, she placed seventh in the 100m dash and ran the third leg of Illinois? second place 4x100m relay team ... Named the Big Ten Female Outdoor Freshman of the Year, and the University of Illinois Female Newcomer of the Year ... Indoor - Redshirted the indoor season after arriving from Sweden just before the start of classes.

Prep Highlights
Earned a gold medal at the 2000 Junior World Championships, winning the 100m hurdles in a time of 13.02 ... Also ran on Sweden?s 4x100m relay that earned a bronze medal at the 2000 World Junior Championships ... Has been a member of the Swedish National Team since 1998, in the 100m hurdles, 100m dash, and 4x100m relay ... Won the Swedish Indoor Championship in the 60m hurdles in 1998, 1999, and 2000 ... Won the European Cup Championship in the 100 meter hurdles last summer

Personal
Daughter of Anders and Lisa Kallur ... Born Feb. 16, 1981 ... Major is undecided ... Twin sister Jenny is on the team ... Father, Anders, played professional hockey for the New York Islanders, winning four Stanley Cups in the 1980s ... Born in New York City.

Personal Bests
Indoor
60m: 7.52
60m hurdles: 8.10

Outdoor
100m: 11.56
200m: 24.11
100m hurdles: 12.74

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