Timothy Montgomery (born January 25, 1975) is a former American athlete. He was stripped of his records after being found guilty of using performance-enhancing drugs. Since retiring from athletics he has been tried and convicted for his part in a New York-based check fraud scheme and for dealing heroin in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.
Born in Gaffney, South Carolina, Montgomery was initially a basketball and football player, before trying out for track.
Montgomery studied at Blinn Junior College in Brenham, Texas, and transferred to Norfolk State University in 1994. Located in the Hampton Roads area of the Virginia port city of Norfolk, Norfolk State was known for its strong track program. While in school, he competed in several junior track events, and did well in the sprint and relay events.