Brijesh Lawrence

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BJ Lawrence
Brijesh Lawrence Rio 2016cr.jpg
Lawrence at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Full nameBrijesh Sharmari Lawrence
Nationality Saint Kitts and Nevis
Born (1989-12-27) 27 December 1989 (age 29)
Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight93 kg (205 lb)
Sport
SportRunning
Event(s)100 metres, 200 metres
College teamDoane College
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 m: 10.12 s (Crete 2012)
Updated on 23 December 2014.

Brijesh Sharmari "BJ" Lawrence (born 27 December 1989) is a Saint Kitts and Nevis sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres. He won a bronze medal in the 4 × 100 m relay at the 2011 World Championships.[1]

He studied at Doane College in Crete, Nebraska.[2][3]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Result Venue Date
Outdoor
100 m 10.12 s (wind: +1.2 m/s) United States Crete, Nebraska 21 Apr 2012
200 m 20.34 s (wind: +1.1 m/s) United States Walnut, California 19 Apr 2014
Indoor
60 m 6.62 s A United States Albuquerque, New Mexico 8 Feb 2014
200 m 20.99 s United States Lincoln, Nebraska 19 Feb 2011

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Saint Kitts and Nevis
2010 NACAC Under-23 Championships Miramar, Florida, United States 8th 100m 10.45 (wind: +1.7 m/s)
10th (h) 200m 21.10 w (wind: +2.8 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 17th (h) 100m 10.51 (wind: +1.1 m/s)
19th (h) 200m 21.53 (wind: -1.0 m/s)
7th 4 × 100 m relay 39.43
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 6th (qf) 100m 10.62 (wind: +0.5 m/s)
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 13th (h) 100m 10.61 (wind: -1.5 m/s)
4th 200m 21.03 (wind: +1.1 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 39.07
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 43rd 200m 21.16 (wind: -1.1 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.49
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 14th (sf) 200m 20.82 A (wind: +0.5 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 38.81 A
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 18th (sf) 60m 6.80
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 6th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 38.41
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, México 16th (h) 100m 10.43 A (wind: +1.7 m/s)
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 20th (sf) 60m 6.68
World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 12th (B) 4 × 100 m relay 39.07
2nd 4 × 200 m relay 1:20.51
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 8th (sf) 100m 10.49 (wind: +0.7 m/s)
5th (h) 200m 21.21 (wind: -0.5 m/s)
4 × 100 m relay DNF
Pan American Sports Festival Ciudad de México, México 6th 200m 20.46 A (wind: +0.6 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 4th 4 × 100 m relay 39.35 A
2015 NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 7th 200m 21.03 (wind: +1.8 m/s)
6th 4 × 100 m relay 39.20
World Championships Beijing, China 39th (h) 100 m 10.40
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 62nd (h) 100 m 10.55
15th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 39.81
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 8th (B) 4 × 100 m relay 41.07
10th (h) 4 × 200 m relay 1:24.89

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Usain Bolt leads Jamaica to record win". ESPN.com. 4 September 2011.
  2. ^ "BJ Lawrence". Sports-Reference. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  3. ^ National Champ Now a Tiger, Doane College Tigers, 2 September 2012, retrieved 23 December 2014

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