Ainsley Waugh

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Ainsley Waugh
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Jamaica
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1996 San Salvador 4x400 m relay

Ainsley Waugh (born 17 September 1981) is a Jamaican track and field sprinter who specialises in the 100 and 200 metres.[1]

He made his major tournament debut at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics, reaching the quarter-finals in the 100 metres event. He competed at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in both the 100 and 200 metres but failed to progress beyond the semi-finals, registering below-par performances of 10.35 and 21.15.[2]

He finished third in the 200 metres at the Grande Prêmio Brasil Caixa meeting in 2009, setting a new personal best of 20.22 seconds.[3] Waugh also won the 100 metres race with a season's best of 10.16 seconds.[4]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time (seconds) Venue Date
100 metres 10.11 Lappeenranta, Finland 13 August 2011
200 metres 20.22 Belém, Brazil 24 May 2009
  • All information taken from IAAF profile.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
1996 CAC Junior Championships (U-20) San Salvador, El Salvador 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:09.67
2002 NACAC U-25 Championships San Antonio, Texas, United States 3rd 200m 21.04 (wind: +0.5 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 39.86
Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 4th (h) 200m 21.22 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th (qf) 100 m 10.39   (-1.2 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m relay 38.28 SB
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 7th (sf) 100 m 10.35   (-0.6 m/s)
8th (sf) 200 m 21.15   (1.0 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.36

References[edit]

  1. ^ Star Athletes Photo Gallery - Ainsley Waugh - Track & Field. University of Technology, Jamaica. Retrieved on 18 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b Waugh Ainsley biography. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-05-30.
  3. ^ Biscayart, Eduardo (2009-05-25). Belém spectacular produces five world season leads – IAAF World Athletics Tour. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-05-30.
  4. ^ Official Result 100m men. Confederação Brasileira de Atletismo. Retrieved on 2009-05-30.