O'Dayne Richards

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O'Dayne Richards
Personal information
Nationality Jamaican
Born (1988-12-14) December 14, 1988 (age 28)
St. Andrew, Jamaica
Sport
Country  Jamaica
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Shot put
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Outdoor 21.69 m (71 ft 134 in)

O'Dayne Richards (born 14 December 1988 in St. Andrew[1]) is a Jamaican athlete competing in the shot put and discus throw. He is currently studying at University of Technology, Jamaica.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
2010 NACAC U23 Championships Miramar, United States 3rd Shot put 18.03 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd Shot put 18.74 m
4th Discus throw 54.10 m
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st Shot put 19.16 m
Universiade Shenzhen, China 1st Shot put 19.93 m
21st (q) Discus throw 47.46 m
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 1st Shot put 20.97 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 20th (q) Shot put 19.08 m
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 14th (q) Shot put 19.77 m
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 1st Shot put 21.61 m
2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1st Shot put 21.69 m
World Championships Beijing, China 3rd Shot put 21.69 m
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8th Shot put 20.64 m

Personal bests[edit]

  • Shot Put – 21.69 (Toronto 2015)
  • Discus Throw – 58.31 (Kingston 2012)

References[edit]

O'Dayne Richards profile at IAAF