Shanieka Ricketts

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Shanieka Ricketts
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Thomas at the 2017 Meeting Madrid
Personal information
Born (1992-02-02) 2 February 1992 (age 29)
Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica[1]
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[2]
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Triple jump
College teamSan Diego State University
Coached byKerry-Lee Ricketts

Shanieka Ricketts (born 2 February 1992) is a Jamaican athlete whose specialty is the triple jump.[3] She won the silver medal at the 2019 World Championships in Doha. Her personal bests in the event are 14.92 metres outdoors (Doha, 2019) and 14.08 metres indoors (Albuquerque 2013).

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
2008 CARIFTA Games (U17) Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1st Triple jump 11.83 m
2009 CARIFTA Games (U20) Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia 1st High jump 1.70 m
4th Triple jump 12.01 m
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 4th Triple jump 13.85 m
2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 9th (q) Triple jump 13.74 m (w)
NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 1st Triple jump 14.23 m
World Championships Beijing, China 11th Triple jump 14.08 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 8th Triple jump 13.95 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 14th (q) Triple jump 14.02 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 8th Triple jump 14.13 m
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 10th Triple jump 13.93 m
Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 2nd Triple jump 14.52 m
NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 1st Triple jump 14.25 m
2019 Pan American Games Lima, Peru 2nd Triple jump 14.77 m
World Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd Triple jump 14.92 m


  1. ^ "2018 CWG bio". Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  2. ^ 2014 CWG profile
  3. ^ "Shanieka Thomas". IAAF. 23 August 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2015.

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