Kevin Little

Kevin Little
Personal information
Born (1968-04-03) April 3, 1968 (age 54)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight160 lb (73 kg)
Event(s)100m, 200m, 400m
Medal record

Kevin Little (born April 3, 1968, in Des Moines, Iowa) is a former American athlete, who specialized in sprints. He won the 200-meter race in the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Paris, France. He won bronze in the same event in 1989, 1993, and 1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships.

Little graduated from Ankeny High School in 1986. He won the state title in the 100-meter dash his senior season and the 200-meter dash both his junior and senior seasons. In college, he competed for Drake University. His best finish in college came when he finished second in the NCAA 200 in 1989.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd 200 m 21.12
Universiade Duisburg, West Germany 6th 200 m 20.83 (w)
1991 Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 2nd 200 m 20.63
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 3rd 200 m 20.72
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 16th (qf) 200 m 20.60
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 1st 200 m 20.40
World Championships Athens, Greece 11th (sf) 200 m 20.57
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 3rd 200 m 20.48
World Championships Seville, Spain 6th 200 m 20.37
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st (sf) 200 m 20.73[a]
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 7th 200 m 20.25
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 7th 200 m 20.90

Personal bests

Little's personal bests are:[1]


  1. ^ Did not start in the final