Merlene Frazer

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Merlene Frazer
Medal record
Women's athletics
Competitor for  Jamaica
Olympic Games
Silver 2000 Sydney 4x100 m relay
World Championships
Gold 1991 Tokyo 4x100 m relay
Silver 1997 Athens 4x100 m relay
Bronze 1999 Seville 200 m
Bronze 1999 Seville 4x100 m relay
Bronze 2001 Edmonton 4x100 m relay

Merlene Frazer (born 27 December 1973 in Trelawny) is a retired female track and field sprinter from Jamaica who specialized in the 200 metres.

Career[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
1988 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-17) Nassau, Bahamas 6th Long jump
1st 4x100 m relay 46.75
1989 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Bridgetown, Barbados 2nd 100 m 11.93
2nd 200 m 25.0
2nd Long jump 5.81 m
1990 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Kingston, Jamaica 2nd 100 m 11.75   (1.3 m/s)
2nd 200 m 23.89   (-0.2 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 45.39
World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 5th 100 m 11.64   (0.9 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 43.82
1991 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 3rd 100 m 11.74   (1.7 m/s)
2nd 200 m 23.86
Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 3rd 200 m 23.48
1st 4x100 m relay 43.79
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 1st 4x100 m 41.94^
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 3rd 100 m 11.49   (0.3 m/s)
3rd 200 m 23.29   (0.3 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 43.96
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th (h) 400 m 52.24
DQ 4x400 m relay
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 7th (sf) 400 m 51.18
4th 4x400 m relay 3:21.69
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 4th 200 m 22.88
World Championships Athens, Greece 5th (sf) 200 m 22.81   (-2.3 m/s)
2nd 4x100 m relay 42.10 SB
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 3rd 200 m 22.26   (0.6 m/s)
3rd 4x100 m relay 42.15 SB
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 2nd 4x100 m relay 42.13^
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 3rd 4x100 m relay 42.40 SB

^ At Both the 1991 World Championships and the 2000 Olympic Games, Frazer ran in the preliminary rounds of the 4x100 m relay but not in the final.

Personal bests[edit]

  • 100 metres - 11.20 s (1995)
  • 200 metres - 22.18 s (1999)
  • 400 metres - 51.18 s (1996)

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