Winthrop Graham

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Winthrop Graham
Medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for  Jamaica
Olympic Games
Silver 1988 Seoul 4x400 m relay
Silver 1992 Barcelona 400 m hurdles
World Championships
Silver 1991 Tokyo 400 m hurdles
Bronze 1991 Tokyo 4x400 m relay
Bronze 1993 Stuttgart 400 m hurdles
Junior (U20)
Silver 1984 Nassau 400 m hurdles

Winthrop Graham (born November 17, 1965 in Westmoreland, Jamaica) is a retired athlete who mainly competed in the 400 metres hurdles. He won two Olympic medals and three World Championship medals.

His personal best time was 47.60 seconds, achieved in August 1993 at the Zurich Weltklasse meet where he beat Samuel Matete and Kevin Young. This was also the Jamaican record.

He is married to Yvonne Mai-Graham, a former East German 1500 m and 5000 m world level runner.

Collegiately, he competed for the Texas Longhorns.


Year Tournament Venue Result Event
1987 Pan American Games Indianapolis, United States 1st 400m hurdles
1988 Summer Olympics Seoul, South Korea 5th 400 m hurdles
2nd 4x400m relay
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 1st 400m hurdles
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 2nd 400m hurdles
3rd 4x400m relay
1992 Summer Olympics Barcelona, Spain 2nd 400m hurdles
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 3rd 400m hurdles

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Preceded by
Patrick Patterson
Jamaica Sportsman of the Year
1992 – 1993
Succeeded by
Jimmy Adams