Claston Bernard

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Claston Bernard
Medal record
Representing  Jamaica
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1998 George Town Decathlon
Junior (U20)
Silver medal – second place 1998 Port of Spain Shot put
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Bridgetown Shot put
Youth (U17)
Gold medal – first place 1995 George Town Shot put
Claston Bernard at the 2010 TNT - Fortuna Meeting in Kladno

Claston Bernard (born 22 March 1979 in St. Elizabeth) is a Jamaican decathlete. He won Commonwealth Gold in 2002. His personal best in decathlon is 8290 points, achieved in May 2005 in Götzis.

Bernard ran track collegiately at Louisiana State University.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 13th Decathlon 6769 pts
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, England 1st Decathlon 7830 pts
2003 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 8th Decathlon 7815 pts
World Championships Paris, France 9th Decathlon 8000 pts
2004 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 12th Decathlon 8026 pts
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 9th Decathlon 8225 pts (NR)
2005 CAC Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st Decathlon 7877 pts
World Championships Helsinki, Finland Decathlon DNF
2007 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria Decathlon DNF
2009 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria Decathlon DNF
CAC Championships Havana, Cuba 3rd Decathlon 7698 pts
2011 CAC Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd Decathlon 7299 pts
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 8th Decathlon 7246 pts

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