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Kristi Castlin

Olympic medalist and Atlanta native Kristi Castlin on that history-making sweep

In Rio, Kristi Castlin, Brianna Rollins, and Nia Ali, did something that no American female track and field athletes had done before—they swept an Olympic event, taking bronze, gold, and silver, respectively, in the 100-meter hurdles.. We recently caught up with Castlin, an Atlanta native, about her experiences in Rio, the power of #blackgirlsrock, and why she’s an outspoken advocate against gun violence.

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