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. Which of these teams (a.USA. b.Jamaica c.Trinidad & Tobago d.Great Britain) did not win a medal in the men's 4x100m relay? A. USA. Jamaica took gold in a championship-record time of 37.31 seconds. Trinidad & Tobago finised second in a national-record of 37.62, while Great Britain took the bronze in 38.02. The US team was disqualified in the heats for an illegal handoff.

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