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Stephenie Ann McPherson (born 25 November 1988)[2] is a Jamaican track and field athlete, who specializes in the 400 metres. McPherson competed in the 400 metres at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics where she finished third. McPherson is also a silver medalist from the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships as a member of the 4 x 400 metres relay team.[3] In capping what has been a medal rich year, Stephenie won two gold medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the individual 400 metres and 4 x 400 metres.[4] Within that same year she also achieved a gold medal at the IAAF Continental Cup as a part of Team America in the 4 × 400 m.

Stephenie Ann McPherson
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Personal information
NationalityJamaican
Born (1988-11-25) 25 November 1988 (age 30)
Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica
ResidenceKingston, Jamaica
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
CountryJamaica
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Sprinting
ClubMVP Track & Field Club

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Jamaica
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 3rd 400 m 49.99
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.54
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 1st 400 m 50.67
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:23.82
Continental Cup Marrakech, Morocco 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:20.931
2015 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:22.49
World Championships Beijing, China 5th 400 m 50.42
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:19.13
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 4th 400 m 52.20
4 × 400 m relay DNF
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6th 400 m 50.97
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:20.34
2017 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.49
World Championships London, United Kingdom 6th 400 m 50.86
2nd (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:23.64
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 2nd (h) 400 m 52.182
4 × 400 m relay DQ
Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 3rd 400 m 50.93
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:24.00
NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 1st 400 m 51.15
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.25
2019 World Relays Yokohama, Japan 3rd 4 × 200 m relay 1:33.21
Pan American Games Lima, Peru 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.61
World Championships Doha, Qatar 6th 400 m 50.89
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:22.37

1Representing the Americas
2Disqualified in the semi-finals

Personal bestsEdit

Event Time (sec) Venue Date
200 metres 22.93 Kingston, Jamaica 12 April 2014
400 metres 49.92 Monaco 19 July 2013
400 metres hurdles 57.46 Kingston, Jamaica 17 March 2012
  • All information taken from IAAF profile.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 CWG bio". Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Stephenie Ann McPherson | Profile". Iaaf.org. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Profile of Stephenie Ann MCPHERSON". All-Athletics.com. 16 August 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Glasgow 2014 – Athletics". Results.glasgow2014.com. Retrieved 21 August 2016.

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