Gregory "Greg" Haughton (born 10 November 1973) is a Jamaican 400 metres runner. He won three Olympic medals, one at the 1996 Summer Olympics and two at the 2000 Summer Olympics. His personal best for the 400 m was 44.56 seconds.
|2000 Sydney||4x400 m relay|
|1996 Atlanta||4x400 m relay|
|2000 Sydney||400 m|
|1995 Gothenburg||4x400 m relay|
|1997 Athens||4x400 m relay|
|1999 Seville||4x400 m relay|
|2001 Edmonton||4x400 m relay|
|1995 Gothenburg||400 m|
|2001 Edmonton||400 m|
|Pan American Games|
|1999 Winnipeg||400 m|
|2001 Brisbane||400 m|
|CARIFTA Games |
He was coached by Clyde Hart, an individual who also trained world record-holder Michael Johnson. Individually, Haughton was the bronze medallist at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and won bronze medals over 400 m at the World Championships in Athletics in 1995 and 2001. He won gold medals at the 2001 Goodwill Games, 1999 Pan American Games, 1993 Central American and Caribbean Championships in Athletics. He was twice NJCAA Champion and a three-time NCAA 400 metres champion. He won five Jamaican national titles in his career.
As a long-standing member of Jamaica's 4×400 metres relay team, Haughton was crowned 2004 World Indoor Champion, 1998 Commonwealth Champion, 1999 Pan American Games champion. He won Olympic bronze medals in the relay in 2000 and 1996, as well as four silver medals at the World Championships.
Haughton was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame (1997), George Mason University Hall of Fame (2001), and the Carreras Sports Foundation Male Athlete of the Year (1999–2000). In April 2011 Greg Haughton received the award from the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association for Outstanding Contribution to Track and Field in Jamaica.
|19 May 1996||200 metres||Fairfax, Virginia||20.64|
|9 August 1995||400 metres||Gothenburg, Sweden||44.56|
- The Jamaica 4x400 team won originally the bronze medal, but the USA 4x400 team, which originally finished first in 4x400 m relay, was disqualified in 2008 due to Antonio Pettigrew confession of using human growth hormone and EPO between 1997 and 2003.
- Disqualified in the semifinal.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Greg Haughton". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 30 November 2010.
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