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Reyare Thomas (born 23 November 1987) is a Trinidadian sprinter.[4] She competed at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing winning the bronze in the 4 × 100 metres relay and reaching the semifinals in the 200 metres.

Reyare Thomas
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Thomas at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
NationalityTrinidadian
Born (1987-11-23) 23 November 1987 (age 31)
Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago
EducationAbilene Christian University[1]
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[2]
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
CountryTrinidad and Tobago
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 m, 200 m
College teamAbilene Christian Wildcats[3]

BiographyEdit

Thomas took up running in high school and started competing internationally in 2011. The same year she had a hamstring injury that put her out of training for six weeks. She studied in the United States and has degrees in social sciences from the Iowa Central Community College and Abilene Christian University. At Abilene she worked as an assistant sprints coach.[3]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Trinidad and Tobago
2006 CARIFTA Games (U20) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 9th (h) 200 m 24.69
3rd 4x100 m relay 45.72
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
(U20)
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 3rd 4x100 m relay 45.75
2007 NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 9th (h) 100 m 24.21
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 17th (h) 200 m 24.10
2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 3rd 200 m 23.61
3rd 4x100 m relay 43.75
World Championships Berlin, Germany 7th 4x100 m relay 43.43
2010 Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 15th (h) 100 m 12.00
5th 4x100 m relay 45.01
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 10th (h) 100 m 11.71
2nd 4x100 m relay 43.67
World Championships Moscow, Russia 9th (h) 4x100 m relay 43.01
2014 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 3rd 4x100 m relay 42.66
4x200 m relay DNF
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 9th (sf) 200 m 23.35
8th 4x100 m relay 44.78
2015 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 5th 4x100 m relay 42.88
Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 7th 200 m 23.32
4x100 m relay DNF
NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 8th 100 m 11.54
3rd 4x100 m relay 44.24
World Championships Beijing, China 18th (sf) 200 m 23.03
3rd 4x100 m relay 42.03
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 27th (h) 200 m 22.97
2017 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 4th 4x200 m relay 1:32.63
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 7th 100 m 11.51
4th 4 × 100 m relay 43.50
Central American and Caribbean Games Barranquilla, Colombia 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 43.61
NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 8th 200 m 23.73
2019 World Relays Yokohama, Japan 7th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 43.67

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

  • 100 metres – 11.22 (+1.4 m/s, Port of Spain 2015)
  • 200 metres – 22.82 (+0.8 m/s, Port of Spain 2015)

Indoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reyare Thomas. acusports.com
  2. ^ "2018 CWG bio". Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b Reyare Thomas. nbcolympics.com
  4. ^ "Reyare Thomas". IAAF. 27 August 2015. Retrieved 27 August 2015.

External linksEdit