Gillian Russell

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

Gillian Russell (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 semi-final 100 m hurdles 13.35
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany semi-final 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 quarter-final 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 quarter-final 100 m hurdles 13.12   (0.2 m/s)

External links[edit]


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)