Charlotte Native Anna Cockrell Heading To The Olympics To Represent Team USA

Charlotte Native Anna Cockrell Heading To The Olympics To Represent Team USA





Charlotte native Anna Cockrell is heading to Paris for her second Olympics. The Providence Day School graduate and USC alumna took second in the 400-meter hurdles Sunday night.

Cockrell previously competed in the Tokyo Olympics, where she was disqualified in the finals for stepping on a lane line. She secured her spot in the finals with a 54.17 finish time in the semifinals, just behind Femke Bol’s 53.91.

Anna comes from a long line of Charlotte legends, with her brother, Ross Cockrell, playing for the Carolina Panthers, and her father, Keiith Cockrell, president of Bank of America Charlotte.

The Paris Olympics begin on Friday, July 26.

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