Sherone Simpson

Sherone Simpson Sherone Simpson

Education:     Manchester High School, University of the Technology Coach:    Stephen Francis Personal Bests: 100m in 10.82s (2006), 200m in 22.00s (2008), 400m in 51.25s (2008) ·    Jamaica's Olympic trials June 24, 2008 100 metres,  finishing 3rd in 10.87 200 metres, finishing 3rd in 22.11 ·    2006 personal bests of 10.82 in 100 metres and 22.00 in 200 metres ·    2006 Ranked #1female sprinter ·    2006 Commonwealth Games gold medal in the women's 200 m ·    With her personal best of 10.82 seconds in the 100 m, Simpson is ranked third among Jamaican women, behind Merlene Ottey and Kerron Stewart. ·    2005 World Champoinships silver medal ·    2004 Olympic sprint relay gold medal in the 4 x 100 meter relay  ·    Athens Olympic 100 metres finalist - 6th place ·    World Championship sprint relay silver medallist ·    Commonwealth Games 200m champion

 

Trivia Q & A » Q. Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the men's 5000m and 10,000m, after achieving the same feat at the previous year's Olympics. Prior to Bekele, who was the last man to win the 5000m and 10000m at the same World Championships? A. Bekele was the first-ever. While the feat has been accomplished several times at the Olympics, Bekele was the first man to have done it at the World Championships.

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