BornNovember 11, 1988 (age 27) (1988-11-11) Olongapo, Zambales Height176 cm (5 ft 9 in) (2014) College teamBethune-Cookman University Events400 metres hurdles, 100 metres
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Eric Shauwn Cray (born November 11, 1988) is a Filipino track and field athlete who competes in sprinting and hurdling events. He won gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games in 2013 and 2015. Cray currently holds the national record for the 400 metres hurdles and 100 metres. He represented his country at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics, competing in the hurdles.
Cray was born in Olongapo City in Zambales from a Filipina Mother and an American Father. He holds a dual American-Filipino citizenship, but chose to compete for the Philippines upon his mother's request. He began the sport back when he was in high school. He owns a degree in Education at Bethune-Cookman University and a master's degree in Human Relations at University of Oklahoma.
He set a new national record and games record in the 400 m hurdles while winning at the 2015 Southeast Asian Games, setting a time of 49.40 seconds.