Barrett in 2012.
December 24, 1990
6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
140 pounds (64 kg)
Track and field
Brigetta Barrett (born in Westchester, New York on December 24, 1990) is a high jumper from the United States. Her biggest success is winning the silver medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Early career [ edit ]
In 2011 Barrett won the national Championships and
World University Games in Shenzen, China, jumping 1.96m, a personal best. In 2011, she also participated in the Athletics World Championships in Daegu, South Korea where she qualified for the finals.
During the indoors season Barrett achieved 1.97m in January. She qualified at the
US Olympic trials by clearing 2.01m only surpassed by Chaunté Lowe. At the Olympic Games in London however she jumped higher than Lowe and became silver medalist, by jumping 2.03m, a new personal best.
Personal [ edit ]
Barrett graduated from
Duncanville High School in Duncanville, Texas (2009). Her high jump results earned her a scholarship at the University of Arizona where she graduated cum laude in May 2013, earning a bachelor's degree in [1 ] theater arts. [2 ]
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