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Shericka Jackson (born 16 July 1994) is a Jamaican sprinter specialising in the 400 metres.[2] She won the bronze medal at the 2015 and 2019 World Championships and at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 400 m event.

Shericka Jackson
Meeting de Paris, Stade Charlety - 30 juin 2018 (28260086757).jpg
Jackson in 2018
Personal information
NationalityJamaican
Born (1994-07-16) 16 July 1994 (age 25)
Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
CountryJamaica
SportAthletics
Event(s)200 metres, 400 metres

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Jamaica
2008 CARIFTA Games (U17) Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1st 400 m 54.52
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:39.62
2009 CARIFTA Games (U17) Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia 1st 200 m 23.62
1st 400 m 53.48
1st 4 × 100 m relay 45.05
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:38:09
2010 CARIFTA Games (U18) George Town, Cayman Islands 1st 200 m 23.64 (w)
2nd 400 m 53.71
1st 4 × 100 m relay 45.98
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:44.02
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
(U18)
Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. 1st 200 m 24.23
1st 4 × 100 m relay 45.67
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:43.08
World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 4th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 44.68
Youth Olympic Games Singapore 4th 200 m 24.08
2011 CARIFTA Games (U20) Montego Bay, Jamaica 2nd 200 m 23.48
1st 4 × 100 m relay 44.08
World Youth Championships Lille, France 3rd 200 m 23.62
1st Medley relay 2:03.42
2012 CARIFTA Games (U20) Hamilton, Bermuda 3rd 200 m 24.03
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 45.18
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
(U20)
San Salvador, El Salvador 2nd 200 m 23.87
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:37.21
World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 8th 200 m 23.53
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.97
2013 CARIFTA Games (U20) Nassau, Bahamas 2nd 200 m 22.84
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:34.36
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:23.26
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 3rd 400 m 49.99
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:19.13
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3rd 400 m 49.85
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:20.34
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 1st 4 × 200 m relay 1:29.04
World Championships London, United Kingdom 5th 400 m 50.76
4 × 400 m relay DNF
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 2nd 200 m 22.18
NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 1st 200 m 22.64
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 43.33
2019 World Relays Yokohama, Japan 3rd 4 × 200 m relay 1:33.21
Pan American Games Lima, Peru 1st 400 m 50.73
World Championships Doha, Qatar 3rd 400 m 49.47 PB
1st 4 × 100 m relay 41.44
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:22.37

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rio 2016 bio
  2. ^ "Shericka Jackson". IAAF. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2015.

External linksEdit