Nesta Carter

Nesta Carter Nesta Carter

Event: 200m &100m

School: William Knibb Memorial High School, University of Technology

Weight: 198 lbs

Personal Bests:

· 100 metre- 9.98 (2008)

· 200 metre- 20.31 (2008)

2008:

· He finished 2nd in the Men’s 100m final at the Norwich Union Aviva London Grand Prix.

· He was a member of the Jamaica Men’s 4x100m Team that won gold at the Penn Relays.

2007:

· He finished 7th in the 100m semi-final at the 11th IAAF World Championships.

2004:

· He finished 4th in the 200m semi-final at the 10th IAAF World Junior Championships.

 

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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