Jonielle Smith

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Jonielle Smith
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Smith (left) at the 2019 World Championships
Personal information
NationalityJamaican
Born (1996-01-30) 30 January 1996 (age 25)
Kingston, Jamaica
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
CountryJamaica
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 metres
College teamAuburn Tigers (2015-2018)
ClubMVP International[2]
Turned pro2018[2]
Coached byHenry Rolle[2]
Medal record
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2019 Doha 4×100 m relay
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Barranquilla 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2018 Barranquilla 4×100 m relay
NACAC Championships
Silver medal – second place 2018 Toronto 100 m
Silver medal – second place 2018 Toronto 4×100 m relay
CARIFTA Games (Junior)
Gold medal – first place 2014 Fort-de-France 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2014 Fort-de-France 4×100 m relay

Jonielle Antoni Smith (born 30 January 1996) is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.[3] She won gold with team Jamaica in the women's 4 × 100 metres relay at the 2019 World Championships, and was also a 100 metres finalist.[4][5]

She attended and graduated from Auburn University, competing for the Auburn Tigers from 2015 to 2018.[6] She now trains at MVP International in Florida, an extension of the Jamaica-based MVP Track Club.[2][7] She is coached by Henry Rolle who originally recruited her to Auburn.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
2011 CARIFTA Games (U17) Montego Bay, Jamaica 2nd 100 m 24.14
1st 4 × 100 m relay 45.75
2013 World Youth Championships Donetsk, Ukraine 18th (sf) 100 m 12.01
11th (sf) 200 m 24.13
2014 CARIFTA Games (U20) Fort-de-France, Martinique 1st 100 m 11.17 (w)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 44.16
2015 Pan American Junior Championships Edmonton, Canada 4th 100 m 11.56
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 44.31
2018 Central American and Caribbean Games Barranquilla, Colombia 1st 100 m 11.04
1st 4 × 100 m relay 43.41
NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 2nd 100 m 11.07
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 43.33
2019 World Relays Yokohama, Japan 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 43.29
World Championships Doha, Qatar 6th 100 m 11.06
1st 4 × 100 m relay 41.44

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

  • 100 metres – 11.04 (+0.6 m/s, Kingston, Jamaica 2019)
  • 200 metres – 23.22 (+1.9 m/s, Auburn, Alabama 2017)

Indoor

  • 60 metres – 7.15 (College Station, Texas 2018)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SMITH Jonielle Antoni". El Heraldo (Colombia). Archived from the original on 7 August 2018. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d Akino Ming (26 July 2018). "Smith's steady strides - Improving sprinter ready to make her mark as a pro". The Gleaner. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  3. ^ Jonielle Smith at World Athletics
  4. ^ Paul-Andre Walker (5 October 2019). "Jamaica's 4x100 relay women live up to favourite tag in Doha". SportsMax. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  5. ^ Jon Mulkeen (5 October 2019). "Report: women's 4x100m - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019". IAAF. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Jonielle Smith". Auburn Tigers. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  7. ^ Rachid Parchment (3 January 2020). "Smith training after car accident". Jamaica Star. Retrieved 21 January 2020.

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