Aleia Hobbs is an American professional track and field athlete specializing in sprints. She won three global medals as part of national women’s 4 × 100 meters relays. Hobbs is the North American indoor record holder for the 60 m with a time of 6.94 seconds set in February 2023, becoming the second-fastest woman of all time at the event. She won two U.S. national titles and is also a two-time individual NCAA Division I champion. She won Silver Medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in the 4×100 m relay. She won a Gold medal at the 2022 Eugene World Championships in the 4×100 m relay. She won Gold Medal at the 2019 Yokohama World Relays. She also won the Gold medal at the 2015 Edmonton Pan American Junior in the 4×100 m relay.
She committed to the LSU Lady Tigers in 2014 and ran for them until mid-2018, when she turned pro and signed a sponsorship deal with adidas. During her time at LSU, Hobbs also represented the United States at the 2015 Pan American Junior Championships, where she earned a silver medal in the 100 m and a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay.
Women’s track and field: Representing the United States
|Gold medal – first place||2019 Yokohama||4×100 m relay|
Pan American Junior Championships
|Gold medal – first place||2015 Edmonton||4×100 m relay|
|Silver medal – second place||2015 Edmonton||100 m|
Women Fitness President Ms. Namita Nayyar catches up with Aleia Hobbs World Champion in 4×100 m relay representing the United States, she talks about her fitness routine, diet, exercise and the success story.
You represented the United States at the 2019 World Relays, anchoring the United States to gold. Share your Mental & physical strategies to achieve this goal?
I had to prepare myself mentally, yes, I was prepared for my race but I’m also human so I had to block out all distractions and redirect myself and do what I came to do ; which was to be a help to my team and bring home the Gold back to the US.
Did you always have your eyes set on becoming a professional athlete, unlike your siblings? If not, when did this occur?
I’ve always watched professional runners compete and thought to myself “this could be me one day “, I realized that dream may come true my junior / senior year of college when I started running professional times.
Introduce us to a day in your life, as an athlete and a woman full of aspirations.
Wake up, say a prayer and start breakfast and read a page from out my motivational series. I then get ready to go train, afterward; I come home; most likely recover in my hot tub if the weather is nice, do a little reading /meditation and spend time with my family.
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