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Jarrin Solomon (born 11 January 1986)[1] is a Trinidadian track and field sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. He was part of the Trinidad and Tobago team that won the bronze medal in the 4 × 400 m relay at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships.[2] Solomon also competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics, where his 4 × 400 m team again won the bronze medal.[1] He was also part of Trinidad and Tobago's 2014 Commonwealth Games 4 x 400 team, where they also won a bronze.[3]

Jarrin Solomon
Personal information
Born (1986-01-11) January 11, 1986 (age 33)
Trinidad And Tobago
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
Country Trinidad and Tobago
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 metres

His personal best on the 400 m track is 44.98 s, set in 2014.

Solomon is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, where he attended La Cueva High School and the University of New Mexico. His father, Mike Solomon, is from Trinidad and was also a 400 m sprinter.[4]

In the summer of 2018, Solomon was a "flex" player for Godspeed, a flag football team made mostly of former professional American football players that participated in the American Flag Football League (AFFL). The team were crowned the champions of participating pro teams but lost in the final match to the amateur champion team.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Jarrin Solomon - Events and results". London2012.com. Archived from the original on 28 January 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
  2. ^ "WORLD INDOORS BRONZE!". Trinidad Express. 11 March 2012. Archived from the original on 12 March 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Jarrin Solomon Profile". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  4. ^ Guerrero, Maria (July 6, 2012). "Albuquerque native to compete in the Olympics". KOB. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
  5. ^ https://www.affl.com/godspeed/

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