Priscilla Frederick

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Priscilla Frederick
2019 Millrose Games (47043300611).jpg
Frederick in 2019
Personal information
Born (1989-02-14) 14 February 1989 (age 30)
Queens, New York, United States
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (150 lb)
SportTrack and field
Event(s)High jump
College teamSt. John's University[2]

Priscilla Frederick (born 14 February 1989 in Queens, New York) is a US-born athlete competing internationally for Antigua and Barbuda who specialises in the high jump.[3] She represented that country at the World Championships without qualifying for the final. In addition, she won the silver medal at the 2015 Pan American Games.

Although born in the United States, Frederick holds a dual-citizenship due to her father coming from Antigua and Barbuda. Until 2012 she represented her country of birth and even placed seventh in the US Olympic Trials. She was raised and resides in the Sicklerville section of Winslow Township, New Jersey.

Her personal bests in the event are 1.91 metres outdoors (Toronto 2015) and 1.90 metres indoors (Staten Island 2016). Both are current national records.

Frederick began coaching at Princeton University during the 2016-2017 year.[4]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Antigua and Barbuda
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 13th (q) High jump 1.81 m
Pan American Sports Festival Mexico City, Mexico 4th High jump 1.80 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, Mexico 2nd High jump 1.83 m
2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 2nd High jump 1.91 m
NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 2nd High jump 1.88 m
World Championships Beijing, China 22nd (q) High jump 1.85 m
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 28th (q) High jump 1.89 m
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 5th High jump 1.87 m
2019 Pan American Games Lima, Peru 2nd High jump 1.87 m


  1. ^ 2015 PanAm Games profile
  2. ^ St. John's University profile
  3. ^ Priscilla Frederick at IAAF
  4. ^ "Princeton Athletics title: Volunteer Assistant Coach Men and Women Track and Field - Priscilla Frederick". goprincetontigers. Retrieved September 27, 2016.