Brijesh Lawrence

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BJ Lawrence
Personal information
Full name Brijesh Sharmari Lawrence
Nationality  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Born (1989-12-27) 27 December 1989 (age 26)
Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 93 kg (205 lb)
Sport Running
Event(s) 100 metres, 200 metres
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 in Basseterre) is a Saint Kitts and Nevis sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres.

Lawrence helped win a bronze medal as a part of the 4×100m relay at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.[1]

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

Personal bests[edit]

Event Result Venue Date
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
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


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 4x100m 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 4x100m relay 39.07
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 43rd 200m 21.16 (wind: -1.1 m/s)
3rd 4x100m relay 38.49
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 14th (sf) 200m 20.82 A (wind: +0.5 m/s)
2nd 4x100m relay 38.81 A
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 18th (sf) 60m 6.80
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 6th (h) 4x100m 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) 4x100 m relay 39.07
2nd 4x200 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)
4x100m 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 4x100m relay 39.35 A
2015 NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 7th 200m 21.03 (wind: +1.8 m/s)
6th 4x100m relay 39.20
World Championships Beijing, China 39th (h) 100 m 10.40


  1. ^ "Usain Bolt leads Jamaica to record win". 4 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Sports-Reference profile
  3. ^ National Champ Now a Tiger, Doane College Tigers, 2 September 2012, retrieved December 23, 2014 

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