Shereefa Lloyd

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Shereefa Lloyd
Personal information
Born (1982-09-02) 2 September 1982 (age 35)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
Country  Jamaica
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 4 × 400m Relay

Shereefa Lloyd (born 2 September 1982 in Clarendon Park, Jamaica) is a Jamaican sprinter, who specializes in the 400 metres.

She attended and competed for Texas Tech under coach Wes Kittley.

At the 2007 World Championships Lloyd won a bronze medal in 4 × 400 metres relay, together with teammates Shericka Williams, Davita Prendagast and Novlene Williams. She also reached the semi-final in the individual event, with a personal best time of 51.00 seconds. She was also part of the Jamaican teams that won the bronze medal at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 1st (h)[3] 4 × 100 m relay 44.26
2007 Pan American Games Rio, Brazil 4th 400 m 51.19
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.74
World Championships Osaka, Japan 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:19.73

Personal bests[edit]

  • 100 metres – 11.50 s (2003)
  • 200 metres – 23.10 s (2004)
  • 400 metres – 51.00 s (2007)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beijing 2008 - Athletics - Women's 4 x 400 m". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "London 2012 - Athletics - Women's 4 x 400 m". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  3. ^ Competed only in the heat.


After retiring form track in 2014. 3 Years later in 2017 Shereefa joined the Army where she was sent to Fort Jackson SC. for basic training. After 10 weeks of learning what it means to be an soldier she graduated basic training in Fort Jackson SC. Then after completing basic training she was sent to Fort Lee VA. where she studied the work of a 92Y for 8 weeks.