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North Carolina State vs Kansas NCAA Midwest Regional Basketball Tournament in St. Louis
Kansas' Kevin Young breaks through the North Carolina State's defense of Lorenzo Brown (L) and DeShawn Painter in the first half of the 2012 Midwest Regional Basketball Championship at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on March 23, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
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Kevin Curtis Young (born September 16, 1966 in Watts, California) is a former American athlete. He was the winner of the 400 meter hurdles at the 1992 Summer Olympics, and still holds the world record in that event.

As a UCLA "walk-on", Young won the NCAA titles in 400 m hurdles in 1987 and 1988.

Young made his debut at the international scene at the 1986 Goodwill Games in Moscow,USSR and later at the 1987 Pan American Games in Indianapolis placing second. At the 1988 Summer Olympics, Young finished fourth. At the 1991 World Championships, Young was again fourth.

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