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Kim Turner

Full name: Kimberly "Kim" Turner (-McKenzie)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: March 21, 1961 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Affiliations: Los Angeles Mercurettes, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Kim Turner won a bronze medal in the 100 metre hurdles at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, in a controversial finish in which she and France’s [Michèle Chardonnet] eventually shared bronze medals in a tie for third place. Turner made the US team by winning the 1984 US Olympic Trials in one of the closest races in history in any track event, in which the top four finishers were separated by only 1/100th of a second. Turner was a silver medalist in the 100 hurdles at the 1983 Pan American Games. She competed at the World Indoor Championships in 1989, placing fourth, and in 1991, finishing seventh, and also placed fifth at the 1992 World Cup. She was US Champion in the high hurdles in 1988, finishing second in 1989. Indoors, she won US titles over 55 metre hurdles in 1989 and 60 metre hurdles in 1991.

Personal Best: 100H – 12.77 (1992).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 100 metres Hurdles United States USA 3T Bronze

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) RT L
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final 3T 13.06 0,163 6
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 13.11 4
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 2 QU 13.33 2
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