Jade Bailey

Jade Bailey (born June 10, 1983) is a track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Barbados.[1] Bailey lives in Barbados and is coached by Keith Thornhill.

Jade Bailey
2008 Summer Olympics - Womens 100m Round 2 - Heat 1.jpg
Bailey (5) at the 2008 Olympics
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Barbados
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Silver medal – second place 2002 Bridgetown 4x100 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Bridgetown 4x400 m relay
Youth (U17)
Gold medal – first place 1999 Fort-de-France Javelin throw
Silver medal – second place 1998 Port of Spain Javelin throw

She won the bronze medal in 200 metres at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games. Bailey has competed in several European meetings between 2007 & 2009.

Bailey represented Barbados at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed at the 100 metres sprint and placed second in her first round heat after Yevgeniya Polyakova in a time of 11.24 seconds. She qualified for the second round but was eliminated not qualifying for the semi finals as her time of 11.67 was the eighth time of her race.[1] In 2009, she represented Barbados at the IAAF World Championships in the 200m event in which she holds the national record of 22.91 seconds.

She is a member of the Fenerbahçe S.K. athletics club in Turkey.[2][3]


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