Kerri Morgan

In her first Paralympic Games in 2008, Kerri Morgan finished just out of the medal picture in both of her races, placing fifth in the women's 100m T52 and 200m T52.

Kerri Morgan describes herself as determined and small, but mighty. In addition to track events, Morgan competes in quad rugby. She is the team captain of the St. Louis Rugby Rams.

Morgan has also received numerous all-tournament awards and received the amateur athlete grant from Balance Bar and the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

Morgan graduated from Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas) in 1996, with a bachelor's degree in psychology. She served as in intern at the White House and at Devonshire Hospital in London, and received her master's degree in occupational therapy from Washington University. Currently Morgan is an occupational therapist and is on faculty as a clinical instructor at the Washington University Program in Occupational Therapy.

Major Achievements:

  • 2011:Gold medal, 800m (T52), Silver medal 100m (T52), 200m (T52), 400m (T52) - IPC Athletics World Championships, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 2010: Second place, 100m T52, 200m T52, 400m T52, 800m T52 – U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships, Miramar, Florida
  • 2008: U.S. Paralympic Team member, Track & Field – Paralympic Games, Beijing, China
  • 2005: First place, Wheelchair division – Lake St. Louis Triathlon
  • 2008: First place, 200m; second place, 100m – U.S. Paralympic Trials-Track and Field, Tempe, Ariz.
  • 2007: Gold medal, 200m; silver medal, 100m – U.S. Nationals 
  • 2005: Amateur Athlete Grant, Balance Bar and the Challenged Athletes Foundation