Javon Francis

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Javon Francis
Javon Francis Rio 2016.jpg
Francis at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
NationalityJamaican
Born (1994-12-14) 14 December 1994 (age 24)
Kingston, Jamaica[1]
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
CountryJamaica
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Sprinting
ClubAKAN Track Club[3]
Coached byMichael Clarke
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)200 m – 20.54 (2016)
400 m – 44.50 (2015)[4]

Javon Francis (born 14 December 1994) is a Jamaican sprinter.[4] He won silver medals in the 4 × 400 m relay at the 2013 World Championships[5] and 2016 Olympics.[2] At the 2016 Olympics he also took part in the individual 400 m event, but was eliminated in the semifinal.[2] He was the flag bearer for Jamaica during the closing ceremony.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2018 CWG bio
  2. ^ a b c Javon Francis Archived 6 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine. rio2016.com
  3. ^ Javon Francis. nbcolympics.com
  4. ^ a b "Javon Francis". IAAF. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Jamaica at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics". IAAF. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  6. ^ "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony". 21 August 2016.

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