Bershawn Jackson in 2015
May 8, 1983 |
Miami, Florida, United States
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||158 lb (72 kg)|
|Achievements and titles|
400 m: 45.06
At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Jackson won a bronze medal in the 400 m hurdles. He also has three medals (two gold, one bronze) at the World Championships and one gold medal at the World Indoor Championships.
Jackson first came to prominence while running for Miami Central High School, where he set the still standing FHSAA (Florida High School) record in the 300 meter hurdles at 36.01 in 2002. He then continued to run at the college level at Saint Augustine’s University and set a Division II National Championship Record of 48.50 in the 400 m hurdles in 2004.
|400 m||45.06||Indianapolis, Indiana||June 22, 2007|
|400 m hurdles||47.30||Helsinki||August 9, 2005|
- Bershawn Jackson. sports-reference.com
- "2008 Summer Olympics – 400 Metres Hurdles – Final". IAAF. Retrieved July 9, 2010.
- FHSAA Boys Track & Field Championships. fhsaa.org
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