Top 25 Women of Atlanta: Kristi Castlin

Kristi Castlin 2016 Olympic Medalist and World Champion Athlete During what seemed like a lifetime — eight long years to the Olympic trials and then a history-making win in Rio de Janeiro — Kristi Castlin never considered quitting. She knew she would succeed and continued to keep the faith despite many obstacles. Her story is currently inspiring student-athletes across […]

How Olympian Kristi Castlin triumphed in Rio, and became a gun control advocate

Cheers rang out from Decatur to Douglasville, Georgia, on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, when Kristi Castlin won the bronze medal in the women’s 100-meter hurdles final at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. She and two fellow American athletes made a clean sweep, snatching up shiny medals along the way. Kristi finished in 12.61 […]