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Machel Cedenio (born 6 September 1995) is a Trinidadian sprinter specialising in the 400 metres. He represented his country at two outdoor and one indoor World Championships winning a silver medal in the relay at the 2015 outdoor edition. He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2] He qualified for the final and came fourth with a new personal best of 44.01 seconds. This is the fastest fourth place time for the 400 metres.

Machel Cedenio
Machel Cedenio Beijing 2015.jpg
Personal information
NationalityTrinidadian
Born (1995-09-06) 6 September 1995 (age 24)
Point Fortin, Trinidad[1]
Height1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
SportRunning
Event(s)200 metres, 400 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)200 m: 21.15 (Port of Spain 2011)
400 m: 44.01 (Rio de Janeiro 2016)

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Trinidad and Tobago
2010 CARIFTA Games (U17) George Town, Cayman Islands 1st 4 × 400 m 3:16.30
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
(U18)
Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. 2nd 400 m 48.12
2nd 4 × 400 m 3:17.54
2011 CARIFTA Games (U17) Montego Bay, Jamaica 1st 200 m 21.43
1st 400 m 47.38
2nd 4 × 100 m 41.13
2nd 4 × 400 m 3:15.35
World Youth Championships Lille, France 4th 400 m 46.89
6th Medley relay 1:52.77
Pan American Junior Championships Miramar, United States 13th (h) 400 m 50.55
2nd 4 × 400 m 3:13.27
2012 CARIFTA Games (U20) Hamilton, Bermuda 2nd 400 m 47.93
2nd 4 × 400 m 3:11.62
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
(U18)
San Salvador, El Salvador 1st 400 m 47.36
1st 4 × 400 m 3:11.66
World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 5th 400 m 46.17
3rd 4 × 400 m 3:06.32
2013 CARIFTA Games (U20) Nassau, Bahamas 1st 400 m 45.93
2nd 4 × 400 m 3:06.23
Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 1st 4 × 400 m 3:02.19
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 3rd 4 × 400 m 2:58.34
CARIFTA Games (U20) Fort-de-France, Martinique 1st 400 m 45.95
1st 4 × 400 m 3:06.02
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
(U20)
Morelia, Mexico 1st 400 m 45.28
World Junior Championships Eugene, United States 1st 400 m 45.13
16th (h) 4 × 400 m 3:12.06
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 7th 4 × 400 m 3:03.10
Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 2nd 400 m 44.70
1st 4 × 400 m 2:59.60
World Championships Beijing, China 7th 400 m 45.06
2nd 4 × 400 m 2:58.20
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 5th (h) 4 × 400 m 3:07.83
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th 400 m 44.01
4 × 400 m DQ
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 21st (sf) 400 m 45.91
1st 4 × 400 m 2.58.12
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 5th (h) 4 × 400 m 3:05.96
Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 11th (sf) 400 m 46.19
4th 4 × 400 m 3:02.85
2019 World Relays Yokohama, Japan 1st 4 × 400 m 3:00.81
Pan American Games Lima, Peru 12th (h) 400 m 46.77
3rd 4 × 400 m 3:02.25
World Championships Doha, Qatar 7th 400 m 45.30
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:00.74

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2018 CWG bio
  2. ^ "CEDENIO Machel". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-15.

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