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Johan Welter
Johan Welter

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Paris, France

High School:
Lycée Guillaume Budé

Height:
5-11

Position:
Sprints

2010 Outdoor Season: Season-bests:110m Hurdles (15.09 - Wake Forest Open); 200m (23.30 - Morgan State Legacy); 400m (49.99 - Coppin State Eagle Twilight); 400m Hurdles (52.37 - Penn Invite) ... Also competed at the IC4A Championships, MEAC Championships, Penn Relays, NCAA Eastern Regional, Maryland Invitational and Mason Spring Invite ... Named to the MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic List.

2010 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 60m (8.68m - Metropolitan Coaches Invitational); 400m (50.35 - Penn State Nationals); 500m (1:06.25 - NYC Gotham Cup) ... Member of the 4x400 relay that ran a 3:15.05 at the Metropolitan Coaches Invitational ... Also competed at the MEAC Championships, UMES Coach O Invitational and NYC Gotham Cup.

2009 Cross Country Season: Named the team Rookie of the Year ... Competed in two events ... Placed 25th in the Delaware State Hornet Invitational with a 5k time of 19:36.38 ... Finished 57th at the MEAC Championship at UMES with a time of 33:25.56.

2009 Outdoor Season: Did not compete.

2009 Indoor Season: Did not compete.

High School/Club: Member of Stade Sottevillais 76 in France ... Team was fifth best in the 16 nation ... Personally placed second, twice, and third in the France Championships.

Personal: Born November 25, 1987 in Creteil, France ... Son of Serge Welter and Lydie Welter ... Has one sister, Korine ... Is a General Studies major ... Personal best sports moment was taking 2nd place in the France Championships ... Wants to obtain his master's degree following graduation ... Hobbies outside of sports include reading, watching movies and spending time with his family ... Favorite movie is Malcolm X.