Nadia Davy

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Nadia Davy
Personal information
National team Jamaica
Born (1980-12-24) 24 December 1980 (age 36)
Residence Bridgeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Alma mater Louisiana State University
Occupation instructional aide, assistant track and field coach
Employer Bridgeton High School
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight 119 lb (54 kg)
Country Jamaica
Sport track and field
Event(s) 400m, 4x400m relay
University team Louisiana State University
Achievements and titles
National finals JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships: 1st Place in 400m (50.76)
Olympic finals 2004 Athens Summer Olympics
Updated on 4 February 2016.

Nadia Davy (born 24 December 1980) is a track and field athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. She was a bronze medalist in the 4 x 400 meter relay at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.

Early life[edit]

Davy was born in Jamaica but grew up in Bridgeton, New Jersey. She graduated from Bridgeton High School, where she ran track, in 1999.[1] She set a Bridgeton High School record in the 400 meter dash with a time of 54.04 seconds.[2] She earned six state titles in high school, including ones in the 1999 indoor and outdoor 400 meter championships.


Davy went to Louisiana State University to run track after high school. She was a seven-time All American at LSU and currently holds the school record[3] in the Women's 400 meters with a time of 50.66 seconds, which she set in 2003 in her junior year.[4]

Davy qualified for the 2004 Jamaican Olympic team after a first-place finish in the 400 meter (50.76 seconds) at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships in Kingston, Jamaica.[5]


Davy ran two events in Athens, the 400 meter individual and the 4x400 meter relay. In the 400 meter, she ran a time of 52.04 seconds and did not place.

She won a bronze medal for the 4 x 400 meter relay (3:22:00). Davy contributed a time of 50.24 seconds during the third leg.[6]


Davy lives in Bridgeton, New Jersey where she works at her high school as an instructional aide and assistant track coach.[7] She has a son and daughter and is currently working toward a master's degree in counseling from Wilmington University in Delaware.


  1. ^ Brown, Scott. "Bridgeton's Davy Runs Wild At States The Jamaica Native Set Records In The 200 And 400. Her Coach Thinks She Will Only Improve.", The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1 June 1998. Accessed 21 December 2014. "That's because Bridgeton's Nadia Davy eclipsed their times in the 200 and 400 to set both records."
  2. ^ "Olympic medalist Nadia Davy sets example for young Bridgeton track and field team". Press of Atlantic City. Retrieved 2016-02-02. 
  3. ^ "Women's Indoor Track Earns Henry's 24th National Title". Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  4. ^ "Track & Field and Cross Country Statistics". Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  5. ^ "IAAF: Powell powers to 9.91 – Jamaican Championships". Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  6. ^ "Nadia Davy". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  7. ^ "Olympic medalist Nadia Davy sets example for young Bridgeton track and field team". Press of Atlantic City. Retrieved 2016-02-02.