Neisha Bernard-Thomas

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Neisha Bernard-Thomas
Personal information
Born (1981-01-21) 21 January 1981 (age 33)
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
Country  Grenada
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 800 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 400 metres - 53.32s
800 metres - 1:59.60 min.
1,000 metres - 2:42.71 min.
1,500 metres - 4:29.10 min.
Updated on 22 July 2012.

Neisha Bernard-Thomas (born 21 January 1981) is a Grenadian middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 metres. She also ran collegiately at Louisiana State University (LSU).

Her personal best is 2:00.09 minutes, achieved at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. This is the Grenadian record.[1] She also holds the 1500 metres record with 4:23.24 minutes, achieved in March 2008 in Baton Rouge.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1997 CARIFTA Games (U17) Bridgetown, Barbados 6th 800 m 2:25.66
7th 1500 m 5:13.83
2000 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U20) San Juan, Puerto Rico 6th 800 m 2:14.18
2nd 4x400 m 3:40.24
2003 Central American and Caribbean Championships St. George's, Grenada 1st 800 m 2:04.12
2nd 4x400 m 3:32.99
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 9th (h) 800 m 2:04.22
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st 800 m 2:03.56
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 23rd (h) 800 m 2:02.50
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 8th 800 m 2:01.96
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 21st (sf) 800 m 2:01.84
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 28th (sf) 800 m 2:04.55
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 4th 800 m 2:03.56
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 16th (sf) 800 m 2:00.68

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grenadian athletics records