Kimberly Hyacinthe

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Kimberly Hyacinthe
Kimberly Hyacinthe by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Personal information
Nationality  Canada
Born (1989-03-29) 29 March 1989 (age 28)
Terrebonne, Quebec, Canada
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 200 metres
College team University of Quebec[1]

Kimberly Hyacinthe (born 28 March 1989) is a Canadian athlete specializing in the sprinting events. She competed in the 200 meters at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics without advancing to the semifinals.

Hyacinthe was born in Terrebonne, Quebec.[2] In 2013, she won gold medal in the 200 meters at the 2013 Summer Universiade.

In July 2016 she was officially named to Canada's Olympic team.[3]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Canada
2005 World Youth Championships Marrakech, Morocco 23rd (sf) 100 m 12.02
8th (sf) 200 m 24.04 (w)
10th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 2:12.89
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 28th (h) 100 m 11.87 (+0.6 m/s)
17th (sf) 200 m 24.53 (-2.8 m/s)
10th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 45.26
2007 Pan American Junior Championships São Paulo, Brazil 12th (h) 200 m 24.52
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:38.85
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 9th (sf) 200 m 23.81 (-1.1 m/s)
15th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 45.66
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 6th 200 m 23.66
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:33.09
Jeux de la Francophonie Beirut, Lebanon 2nd 200 m 23.15
1st 4 × 100 m relay 44.78
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:35.95
2010 NACAC U23 Championships Miramar, Florida, United States 2nd 200m 23.14 (+2.1 m/s) w
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 12th (sf) 200 m 23.90
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 30th (h) 200 m 23.83
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 1st 200 m 22.78
World Championships Moscow, Russia 17th (sf) 200 m 23.12
6th 4 × 100 m relay 43.28
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 9th 4 × 100 m relay 43.33
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 7th 200 m 23.11
4th 4 × 100 m relay 43.33
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 40th (h) 100 m 11.54
21st (sf) 200 m 23.07
6th 4 × 100 m relay 43.05

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

  • 100 metres – 11.41 (+1.6) (Clermont 2014)
  • 200 metres – 22.78 (+1.6) (Kazan 2013)
  • 400 metres – 55.71 (Montreal 2009)

Indoor

  • 60 metres – 7.29 (Montréal 2014)
  • 200 metres – 23.79 (New York 2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kazan 2013 profile
  2. ^ "Kimberly Hyacinthe takes gold to lead Canada". vancouversun.com. 2013-07-10. Retrieved 2013-08-01. 
  3. ^ Hossain, Asif (11 July 2016). "Athletics Canada nominates largest squad to Team Canada for Rio". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 11 July 2016.