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Shericka Williams

Shericka Williams (born 17 September 1985 in Black River, St. Elizabeth) is a former Jamaican sprinter and former student of St. Elizabeth Technical High School.

Shericka Williams
Shericka Williams Berlin 2009.JPG
Williams at the 2009 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1985-09-17) 17 September 1985 (age 34)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Country Jamaica
Event(s)4 × 400m Relay

Together with Novlene Williams, Ronetta Smith and Lorraine Fenton she won a silver medal in 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. She also competed in the individual contest, but was knocked out in the semifinal. Two years later, she won another silver medal in the 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics, this time with Shereefa Lloyd, Davita Prendagast and Novlene Williams. The team set a national record in that race, finishing second to the United States in a time of 3:19.73.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, Williams won the silver medal in the 400 metres in a personal-best time of 49.69 seconds. She also won bronze in the 4 × 400 m relay with Shereefa Lloyd, Rosemarie Whyte and Novlene Williams.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she only competed in the 4 × 400 m relay, winning a silver medal with the Jamaican team of Christine Day, Rosemarie Whyte and Novlene Williams.[1] She was also part of the Jamaican 4 × 400 m team that won gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a Commonwealth Games record.[2]

Personal bestsEdit


  1. ^ "4x400m relay women results - Athletics - London 2012 Olympics". Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Women's 4 x 400m Relay Final". Retrieved 28 December 2015.

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