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Nationality  Trinidad and Tobago
Sport  Athletics

Name  Aleesha Barber
Events  100 metres hurdles
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Born  16 May 1987 (age 28) (1987-05-16)
College team  Penn State Nittany Lions (USA)
Personal best(s)  100 m hurdles: 12.85 (2010)
Education  Pennsylvania State University

Aleesha barber turns attention to 2014 season

Aleesha Barber (born May 16, 1987) is a Trinidadian sprint hurdler. She is a 2007 NCAA All-American honoree, a six-time Big Ten Conference champion, and a seven-time collegiate record holder. She set a personal best time of 12.85 seconds at the 2010 NCAA Eastern First Round Championships on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, North Carolina. Barber also won a gold medal for the 100 m hurdles at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, clocking at 13.09 seconds.


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Barber represented Trinidad and Tobago at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed in the women's 100 m hurdles. She ran in the fifth and final heat against seven other athletes, including Jamaica's Brigitte Foster-Hylton, and United States' Dawn Harper, who later dominated this event by winning an Olympic gold medal. She finished the race in fourth place by two hundredths of a second (0.02) behind Kazakhstan's Anastassiya Pilipenko, with a national record-breaking time of 13.01 seconds. Barber, however, failed to advance into the semi-finals, as she placed eighteenth overall, and was ranked below two mandatory slots for the next round.

Barber is also a member of the track and field team for the Penn State Nittany Lions, and a management graduate at Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania.

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