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Nathon Allen (born 28 October 1995) is a Jamaican track and field athlete who competes in sprinting events. Allen of St. Jago High School and Twayne Crooks of Kingston College are the two school boys named to represent Jamaica at second staging of the World Relays in Nassau. He won an Olympic silver medal as a member of the Jamaican 4×400 m relay team.[1]

Nathon Allen
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Allen in 2016
Personal information
NationalityJamaican
Born (1995-11-28) 28 November 1995 (age 23)
Sport
CountryJamaica
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Sprinting

Allen runs for Auburn University, an accomplishment to stay at the collegiate level, resisting offers to compete professionally.[2] He was also an individual finalist in the 400 meters at the 2017 World Championships, finishing fifth.

Personal bestsEdit

Event Time (sec) Venue Date
100m 11.04 Kingston (JAM) 29 March 2012
100m 10.60 Kingston (JAM) 14 February 2015
200m 20.70 Kingston (JAM) 16 April 2016
400m 44.13 Eugene, OR (USA) 8 June 2018
4x100m 39.89 Philadelphia(USA) 25 April 2015
4x400m 3:02.98 Nassau (BAH) 2 May 2015
4x400m 2:58.16 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 20 August 2016

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/al/nathon-allen-1.html
  2. ^ Scott, Livingston (2 January 2018). "Nathon Allen consulted mom on going pro". The Gleaner. Jamaica. Retrieved 11 October 2018.

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