Tayna Lawrence

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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Jamaica
Women's athletics
Gold 2004 Athens 4x100 m relay
Silver 2000 Sydney 4x100 m relay
Silver 2000 Sydney 100 metres

Tayna Lawrence (born September 17, 1975 in Spanish Town, Jamaica) is a Track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. She is an Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter relay race.

Lawrence graduated at Florida International University, in Miami, Florida, USA. She sustained a leg injury and had to undergo surgery in 2003, missing the World Championships in Paris. She was severely hampered by a series of stress fractures in 2001, which ruled her out of the World Championships.

Personal bests[edit]

Date Event Venue Time
August 30, 2002 100 m Brussels, Belgium 10.93
May 1, 2000 200 m Pointe-á-Pitre, France 22.84


* Marion Jones, the American athlete who finished in first place, was stripped of her gold medal in October 2007 following a doping scandal. Ekaterini Thanou, the Greek athlete who finished second place, was later suspended for two years following various scandals at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

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References[edit]

Tayna Lawrence profile at IAAF

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