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Davita Prendergast

Davita Prendergast (born 6 December 1984 in Westmoreland) is a Jamaican sprinter, who specializes in the 400 meters.

Davita Prendergast
Medal record
Athletics
Representing  Jamaica
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold medal – first place 2002 Bridgetown 4x400 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2002 Bridgetown 400 m
CARIFTA Games
Junior (U20)
Gold medal – first place 2003 Port of Spain 4x400 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Port of Spain 400 m

CareerEdit

She ran the 4 x 400 meters relay with Jamaica at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics and the team took the silver medal and recorded a Central American and Caribbean record in the process. Prendergast came in with the Jamaican relay team at the 2010 World Indoor Championships in third place, but was stripped of the bronze medal because of the disqualification of Bobby-Gaye Wilkins.

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2002 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Bridgetown, Barbados 2nd 400 m 54.10
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:34.76
World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 5th (sf) 400 m 53.76
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.90 SB
2003 CARIFTA Games Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:36.20 CR
3rd 400 m 53.96
2007 Pan American Games Rio, Brazil 5th 400 m 51.90
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.74
World Championships Osaka, Japan 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:19.73 NR

Personal bestsEdit

  • 200 meters – 23.34 seconds (2007)
  • 400 meters – 51.24 seconds (2007)

ReferencesEdit