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Kyra Jefferson (born September 23, 1994) is an American professional sprinter. She competed for the University of Florida through 2017 before receiving a Nike sponsorship. She won a silver medal at the 2015 Pan American Games in the 200m and a gold in the 4x400m relay.

Kyra Jefferson
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing the  United States
Athletics at the Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 2015 Toronto 200m
Gold medal – first place 2015 Toronto 4x400m

At the 2017 NCAA Women's Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships, she defeated pre-race favorite and Olympian Deajah Stevens of Oregon to break the American collegiate record in the 200m with a time of 22.02 seconds.[1]

Major international competitionsEdit

Domestic competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2011 United States Junior Championships Eugene, Oregon 6th 200m 23.75
2012 United States Junior Championships Bloomington, Indiana 5th (Heat 2, Heats) 100m 11.73
2014 NCAA Women's Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships Albuquerque, New Mexico 1st (Race B) 200m 22.79
2015 NCAA Women's Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships Fayetteville, Arkansas 1st 200m 22.63
2015 NCAA Women's Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Eugene, Oregon 4th 200m 22.24
2015 United States Championships Eugene, Oregon 6th 200m 22.56
2016 NCAA Women's Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships Birmingham, Alabama 1st (Race B) 200m 22.83
2016 NCAA Women's Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships Birmingham, Alabama 4th 400m 52.28
2016 United States Championships Eugene, Oregon 7th (Heat 3, Semifinals) 200m 23.14
2017 NCAA Women's Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Eugene, Oregon 1st 200m 22.02 CR
2017 United States Championships Sacramento, California 5th 200m 22.68

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kyra Jefferson Sets NCAA Record in Bizarre 200m".
  2. ^ Kyra Jefferson at Tilastopaja (registration required)
  3. ^ Kyra Jefferson at Tilastopaja (registration required)