Athletes to watch: Grant Holloway

DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 02: Grant Holloway of the United States celebrates after winning gold in the Men's 110 metres hurdles final during day six of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on October 02, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 02: Grant Holloway of the United States celebrates after winning gold in the Men's 110 metres hurdles final during day six of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on October 02, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

While approximately 11,000 athletes will take part in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, only a few of them will be in the spotlight. But how much do you know about these would-be champions? In this video series, we showcase the promising athletes who are set to shine in Tokyo less than a year from now. This week, meet the new hurdle king, the USA's Grant Holloway.

Basic info

  • Name: Grant Holloway
  • Age: 22 (19 November 1997)
  • Nationality: American
  • Sport: Athletics

Best achievements so far

  • Winner of the 110m gold medal at the Doha 2019 World Championships

His social skills

Quote to remember

Grant is limitless

Mike Holloway, Grant Holloway's coach (no family relationship)

Watch the video to know more about Grant Holloway

Athletes to Watch - Tokyo 2020 | Grant Holloway
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