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Catherine Scott (born 27 August 1973 in Clarendon Parish) is a retired Jamaican athlete who specialized in the 400 metres hurdles. She also competed on the successful Jamaican team in the 4 x 400 metres relay, winning an Olympic silver medal in 2000. she is the sister of Michael Blackwood.

Catherine Scott
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Jamaica
CARIFTA Games
Junior (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1990 Kingston 400m
Gold medal – first place 1990 Kingston 4x100m relay
Gold medal – first place 1990 Kingston 4x400m relay
CARIFTA Games
Youth (U17)
Gold medal – first place 1989 Bridgetown 100m
Gold medal – first place 1989 Bridgetown 400m
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Port of Spain 400m

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Jamaica
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 7th (sf) 400m 53.46
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.09
1991 Central American and Caribbean Championships Xalapa, Mexico 2nd 400 m 53.39 A
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 8th (sf) 400m 53.91
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.68
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 2nd 4 × 400 m 3:23.25
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd 4 × 400 m 3:30.79
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 1st 4 × 400 m 3:20.65
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 2nd 4 × 400 m 3:31.23

Personal bestsEdit

  • 400 metres - 51.65 s (2000)
  • 400 metres hurdles - 54.93 s (2000)

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