Lorraine Fenton

  (Redirected from Lorraine Graham)

Lorraine Fenton (born Lorraine Graham on 8 September 1973 in Manchester) is a retired Jamaican athlete who specialized in the 400 metres.

Lorraine Fenton
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Jamaica
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney 400 m
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney 4x400 m relay
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Edmonton 4x400 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2001 Edmonton 400 m
Silver medal – second place 2003 Paris 400 m
Silver medal – second place 2005 Helsinki 4x400 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Athens 4x400 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Seville 400 m
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Paris 4x400 m relay


Her career highlight came when she won the Olympic silver medal in 2000, being the first Jamaican woman to win a medal in this event. She also won silver medals at the 2001 and 2003 World Championships, a bronze medal at the 1999 World Championships, as well as gold, silver and bronze medals in the relay. In 2002, she set a Jamaican record in 400 m with 49.30 seconds.

She missed the 2004 Olympic season due to a hamstrings injury, but returned to win a silver medal in relay at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics (together with Shericka Williams, Novlene Williams and Ronetta Smith). She retired after the 2006 season.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Jamaica
1997 IAAF World Championships Athens, Greece 3rd 4x400m Relay
1998 IAAF Golden League / Grand Prix Final Moscow, Russia 7th 400m
1999 IAAF World Championships Seville, Spain 3rd 400m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 2nd 400m
2nd 4x400 m
IAAF Grand Prix Final Doha, Qatar 1st 400m
2001 IAAF World Championships Edmonton, Alberta 2nd 400m
1st 4x400 m
2002 IAAF Grand Prix Final Paris, France 2nd 400m
2003 IAAF World Championships Paris, France 2nd 400m
3rd 4x400 m
IAAF World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 2nd 400m
2005 IAAF World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 4x400 m

Personal bestsEdit

Date Event Venue Time
13 June 2001 200m Kassel, Germany 22.63
19 July 2002 400m Monaco 49.30

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