Rasheed Dwyer

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Rasheed Dwyer (born 29 January 1989) is a Jamaican athlete specializing in the sprinting events. His two biggest successes to date are winning the gold in 200 metres at the 2011 Summer Universiade and also winning the gold (200 metres) at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He studied at the G.C. Foster College in Spanish Town.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 2nd 4x100 m relay 39.31
2010 NACAC U23 Championships Miramar, Florida, United States 3rd 200m 20.64 (wind: +2.8 m/s) w
2nd 4x100m relay 39.36
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd 200 m 20.49 (PB)
2nd 4x100 m relay 38.78
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 9th (sf) 200 m 21.13
2nd 4x100 m relay 38.79
2011 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 1st 200 m 20.20 (PB)
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 2nd 200 m 20.23
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 1st (h) 4x200 m relay 1:20.15
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland 1st 200 m 20.14

Personal bests[edit]

  • 100 Metres – 10.20 (Kingston 2013)
  • 200 Metres – 20.04 (Kingston 2014)


Rasheed Dwyer profile at IAAF