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. Who was the oldest athlete to take gold in an individual event at the championships? A. Steffi Nerius. Nerius was 37 at the time of the championships and won gold in the women's javelin throw. Nerius had taken bronze in each of the previous three world championships, and took silver at the 2004 Athens Olympics. Her title in 2009 was her first win at a global championships.

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