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. Which runner controversially won the women's 800m by over two seconds? A. Caster Semenya. Semenya, who was just 18 years old at the time, won the 800m in a time of 1:55.45, despite questions surrounding her gender. Her title was later upheld by the IAAF.

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