Phylicia George

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Phylicia George
100 metres hurdles heats Daegu 2011.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity Grenadian descent
Born (1987-11-16) 16 November 1987 (age 29)
Markham, Ontario, Canada
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport Athletics
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m hurdles: 12.65 London Olympics, 2012
100 m 11.25 Port-of-Spain, 2012
200 m 23.10 Toronto, 2011

Phylicia George (born November 16, 1987) is a Canadian track and field athlete of Grenadian descent. She was born in Markham, Ontario. George competed at the 2011 World Championships in Korea reaching the final in the 100m hurdles. She went on to make her Olympic Games debut at the 2012 Summer Olympics and competed in the 100m hurdles, finishing in sixth place. George qualified for London, England after finishing second in the 100m hurdles just one day after winning the 100m at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Calgary.

In July 2016 she was officially named to Canada's Olympic team.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Canada
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 43rd (h) 200m 25.07 (-1.5 m/s)
10th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 45.26
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 7th 100 m hurdles 17.97
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 10th (sf) 100 m hurdles 12.87
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8th 100 m hurdles 12.89
7th 4 × 100 m relay 43.15


  1. ^ Hossain, Asif (11 July 2016). "Athletics Canada nominates largest squad to Team Canada for Rio". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 11 July 2016.