|Competitor for Great Britain|
|Silver||2008 Beijing||High jump|
|Competitor for Jamaica|
|World Junior Championships|
|Silver||2000 Chile||High Jump|
|Bronze||2002 Kingston||High jump|
|World Indoor Championships|
|Bronze||2004 Budapest||High jump|
|Pan American Games|
|Gold||2003 Santo Domingo||High jump|
|CAC Junior Championships (U20)|
|Gold||2002 Bridgetown||High jump|
|Gold||2000 San Juan||High jump|
|Gold||2000 St. George's||High jump|
|Silver||2002 Nassau||High jump|
|Gold||1999 Fort-de-France||High jump|
Germaine Mason (born January 20, 1983 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican-born athlete competing in high jump. In 2006 he switched sporting allegiance, and now represents Great Britain. He attended Wolmer's School in Kingston
He won silver and bronze medals at the World Junior Championships in 2000 and 2002 respectively, the latter event held in his hometown of Kingston. His first medal at senior level came at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, when he won a gold medal, having achieved a personal best jump of 2.34 metres. He finished fifth at the World Championships the same year.
The following seasons saw him drop to 2.25 m (2004) and 2.27 m (2005), but 2.25 metres was enough to win a bronze medal at the 2004 IAAF World Indoor Championships. The medal was won jointly with Jaroslav Bába and Ştefan Vasilache.
Mason is eligible to represent Great Britain because his father David was born in London. Mason's mother persuaded him to switch allegiance, and Mason's change in nationality was ratified by athletics' governing body, the IAAF, in 2006.
His second cousin is fellow British athlete, Simeon Williamson.
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