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Dionne Rose-Henley

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Dionne Rose-Henley (7 November 1969 – 24 December 2018)[1] was a Jamaican athlete who specialised in the high hurdles.[2] She competed at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics, finishing fifth at her second Games.

Her personal best times were 12.64 in the 100 meters hurdles (1996) and 7.96 in the indoor 60 meters hurdles (1997). In 2017, she coached sprinters and hurdlers at Coastal Carolina University.

After retiring from Track and Field she took up coaching. She coached at Middle Tennessee State University where she was a past student.

Rose-Henley died on December 24, 2018, after a short battle with cancer.[3]

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Jamaica
1988 CARIFTA Games (U20) Kingston, Jamaica 3rd Long jump 5.81 m
1991 Central American and Caribbean Championships Xalapa, Mexico 2nd 100m hurdles 14.00
2nd Long jump 6.08 m
Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 7th Long jump 6.24 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 11th (sf) 100m hurdles 13.22
24th (q) Long jump 6.22 m
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 60m hurdles DNF
13th (q) Long jump 6.36 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 15th (sf) 100m hurdles 13.43
25th (q) Long jump 6.15 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 4th 100m hurdles 13.42
4th 4x100m relay 43.51
7th Long jump 6.47 m
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 7th (sf) 60m hurdles 8.04
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7th 100m hurdles 12.98
31st (q) Long jump 6.07 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 5th 100m hurdles 12.64
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 5th 100m hurdles 12.87
1998 Central American and Caribbean Games Maracaibo, Venezuela 1st 100m hurdles 12.64
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 7th 60m hurdles 8.05
World Championships Seville, Spain 6th 100m hurdles 12.80
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 6th 100m hurdles 12.79
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 5th 100m hurdles 13.01
2002 Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 1st 100m hurdles 13.67 (wind: 1.1 m/s)
3rd 4x100m relay 50.62


  1. ^ "Jamaican Olympian sprint hurdler dies from cancer". Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  2. ^ Dionne Rose-Henley at IAAF
  3. ^ "Former sprint hurdler Dionne Rose Henley is dead". December 25, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.