Dominic Demeritte

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Dominic Demeritte
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Bahamas
World Indoor Championships
Gold 2004 Budapest 200 m
Bronze 2003 Birmingham 200 m
Commonwealth Games
Bronze 2002 Manchester 4x400 m relay
Central American and Caribbean Games
Silver 2006 Cartagena 4×100 m relay
CAC Championships
Gold 2003 St George's 200 m
Bronze 2005 Nassau 200 m
Bronze 2005 Nassau 4×100 m relay
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Silver 1996 San Salvador 200 m
Bronze 1996 San Salvador 100 m
Bronze 1996 San Salvador 4x100 m relay
CAC Junior Championships (U17)
Bronze 1994 Port of Spain Triple jump
CARIFTA Games
Junior (U20)
Silver 1995 George Town 4x400 m relay

Dominic Demeritte (born February 22, 1978 in Nassau, Bahamas) is a track and field sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres.

Career[edit]

He became indoor world champion in 2004, his result 20.66 a new Bahamian record. He is also a national record holder in the outdoor 200 meters and the 400 meter relay. [1]

He attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a two time NCAA All American.

Personal bests[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Bahamas
1994 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-17) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 3rd Triple jump 13.70 m
4th Heptathlon 2772 pts
1995 CARIFTA Games (U-20) George Town, Cayman Islands 7th 200 m 21.90
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:15.69
1996 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Kingston, Jamaica 5th (sf) 100 m 11.01   (0.3 m/s)
5th 200 m 22.06   (-3.2 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) San Salvador, El Salvador 3rd 100 m 10.73   (1.4 m/s)
2nd 200 m 21.23   (1.0 m/s)
3rd 4x1100 m relay 41.51
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 7th (h) 200 m 21.41   (-0.4 m/s)
2000 NACAC Under-25 Championships Monterrey, México 2nd 200 m 20.85
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 6th (h) 200 m 21.47   (-0.1 m/s)
4th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.57
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 8th (qf) 200 m 20.86   (1.1 m/s)
6th (2f) 4x100 m relay 39.20
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, England 4th 200 m 20.21   (1.4 m/s)
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:01.35
NACAC Under-25 Championships San Antonio, United States 1st 200 m 20.60
2nd 4x100 m relay 39.81
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 3rd 200 m 20.92
Central American and Caribbean Championships St. George's, Grenada 1st 200 m 20.43
World Championships Paris, France 8th (sf) 200 m 20.71   (0.6 m/s)
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st 200 m 20.66 NR
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 6th (qf) 200 m 20.61   (0.5 m/s)
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 3rd 200 m 20.47
3rd 4x100 m relay 39.08
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th (qf) 200 m 21.25   (-1.1 m/s)
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia DSQ (qf) 200 m
DNF 4x400 m relay
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 2nd 4x100 m relay 39.44
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 7th (sf) 200 m 21.37   (1.1 m/s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who will win a world indoor medal?, The Nassau Guardian, 20 February 2012, retrieved 2 April 2012 

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