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Tianna Bartoletta Biography

Birth Name:
Tianna Madison
Birth Place:
Elyria, Ohio, United States
Track and field athlete

Fast Facts

  • Won nine state championships in high school and was the 2003 Gatorade High School Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year
  • Won the World Championships long jump in 2005, and won the World Indoor Championship the following year
  • At the University of Tennessee, was an NCAA Champion, All-American and SEC Academic All-American
  • Won gold and set a world record with teammates in the 4x100m in the 2012 Olympics in London
  • Was named to the U
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  • National Bobsled team in 2012
  • Finished third in her first World Cup event
  • Claimed gold, just ahead of her teammate Brittney Reese, in the long jump at the 2016 Olympics in Rio; later picked up a second gold as part of the 4x100m relay
  • Started Club 360, a personal development program for young girls


  • Robert Madison -- Father
  • John Bartoletta -- Husband
  • Jo Ann Madison -- Mother
  • Adrianne Porter -- Sister
  • Christina -- Sister