Rasheed Dwyer

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Rasheed Dwyer
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing  Jamaica
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2015 Beijing 4×100m relay

Rasheed Dwyer (born 29 January 1989) is a Jamaican athlete specializing in the sprinting events. His two biggest successes to date are winning the gold in 200 metres at the 2011 Summer Universiade and also winning the gold (200 metres) at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He studied at the G.C. Foster College in Spanish Town.[1]

Athletics Men's 200 Final - 27th Summer Universiade 2013 - Kazan (RUS) Dwyer takes second


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 3rd (h)[2] 4×100m relay 39.62
2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 2nd 4x100 m relay 39.31
2010 NACAC U23 Championships Miramar, Florida, United States 3rd 200m 20.64 (wind: +2.8 m/s) w
2nd 4x100m relay 39.36
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd 200 m 20.49 (PB)
2nd 4x100 m relay 38.78
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 9th (sf) 200 m 21.13
2nd 4x100 m relay 38.79
2011 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 1st 200 m 20.20 (PB)
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 2nd 200 m 20.23
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 1st (h) 4x200 m relay 1:20.15
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 1st 200 m 20.14
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 1st 4x200 m relay 1:20.97
2015 Pan American Games Toronto Canada 2nd 200 metres 19.90 (+0.3)[3]
Set Pan Am Games Record 19.80 (+2.0) in semis
NACAC Championships San Jose, Costa Rica 1st 200 m 20.12 +1.8
World Championships Beijing, China 1st 4×100 m relay 37.36

Personal bests[edit]

  • 100 Metres – 10.10 (Kingston 2016)
  • 200 Metres – 19.80 (Toronto 2015)


Rasheed Dwyer profile at IAAF