Samantha Edwards

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Samantha Edwards
Personal information
Born (1990-01-14) 14 January 1990 (age 28)
Elmont, New York, United States
Education Virginia State University
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 m
College team Virginia State Trojans[1]

Samantha Edwards (born 14 January 1990) is an Antigua and Barbuda sprinter.[2] She competed at the 2014 and 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships.

She was born in the United States and initially represented that country, but after failing to qualify for the 2012 Summer Olympics she decided to switch her allegiance to the Antigua and Barbuda, her grandfather's country of origin.[3]

Her personal bests in the event are 52.15 seconds outdoors (Petersburg 2012) and 53.01 seconds indoors (Boston 2016).

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Antigua and Barbuda
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 13th (h) 400 m 54.44
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 18th (h) 400 m 54.74
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 32nd (h) 400 m 55.57
2015 NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 17th (h) 200 m 24.20
12th (h) 400 m 53.55
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 12th (sf) 400 m 54.67


  1. ^ College team bio
  2. ^ "Samantha Edwards". IAAF. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  3. ^ 2014 CWG bio