Gillian Russell

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Gillian Russell
Medal record
Women’s Athletics
Competitor for  Jamaica
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta 4x100m relay
World Indoor Championships
Silver medal – second place 1997 Paris 60m hurdles
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Sudbury 100m hurdles
Gold medal – first place 1990 Sudbury 4x100m relay
Gold medal – first place 1992 Seoul 100m hurdles
Gold medal – first place 1992 Seoul 4x100m relay

Gillian Russell-Love (born 28 September 1973 in St. Andrews) is a Jamaican athlete who specializes in the 100 metres hurdles.

Career[edit]

In her early career she won four gold medals at the World Junior Championships, which is a record.


Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
1988 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Kingston, Jamaica 1st 100 m 11.90
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-17) Nassau, Bahamas 1st 100 m 12.04   (-0.2 m/s)
1st 100 m hurdles 14.64   (-0.2 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 46.75
1990 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Kingston, Jamaica 1st 100 m hurdles 13.8   (1.8 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 45.39
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Havana, Cuba 2nd 100 m 11.83   (-0.4 m/s)
5th 200 m 24.77   (-0.5 m/s)
2nd 100 m hurdles 13.86   (-0.2 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 45.62
World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 1st 100 m hurdles, 13.31 PB
1st 4 x 100 m relay 43.82
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 1st 100 m hurdles 13.21   (1.0 m/s)
1st 4 x 100 m relay 43.96
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 14th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.35
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 16th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.12   (0.3 m/s)
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th 100 m hurdles 12.96   (0.2 m/s)
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 9th (qf) 100 m hurdles 12.78   (1.4 m/s)
3rd 4x100 m relay 43.36 (h)
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 2nd 60 m hurdles 7.84
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st 100 m hurdles 12.70 CR
Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 2nd 100 m hurdles 12.78
Central American and Caribbean Games Maracaibo, Venezuela 2nd 100 m hurdles 12.66 PB
3rd 4 x 100 m relay 44.89
1999 Central American and Caribbean Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 1st 100 m hurdles 13.25
World Championships Seville, Spain 25th (qf) 100 m hurdles 13.12   (0.2 m/s)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www2.iaaf.org/Results/Bio/63411.html
  2. ^ Hart, Duane (Sporting Images), 26548 - Gillian Russell (Jamaica) Winner 100m Hurdles. Commonwealth Games 1998. Kuala Lumpur 1998., Sportingimages.net, retrieved 26 March 2012  Check date values in: |date= (help)