Shericka Williams

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Shericka Williams
Shericka Williams Berlin 2009.JPG
Williams at the 2009 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1985-09-17) 17 September 1985 (age 31)
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)
Sport
Country  Jamaica
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 4 × 400m Relay

Shericka Williams (born 17 September 1985 in Black River, St. Elizabeth) is a former Jamaican sprinter and former student of St. Elizabeth Technical High School.

Together with Novlene Williams, Ronetta Smith and Lorraine Fenton she won a silver medal in 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. She also competed in the individual contest, but was knocked out in the semifinal. Two years later, she won another silver medal in the 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics, this time with Shereefa Lloyd, Davita Prendagast and Novlene Williams. The team set a national record in that race, finishing second to the United States in a time of 3:19.73.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, Williams won the silver medal in the 400 metres in a personal-best time of 49.69 seconds. She also won bronze in the 4 × 400 m relay with Shereefa Lloyd, Rosemarie Whyte and Novlene Williams.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she only competed in the 4 × 400 m relay, winning a bronze medal with the Jamaican team of Christine Day, Rosemarie Whyte and Novlele Williams.[1] She was also part of the Jamaican 4 × 400 m team that won gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a Commonwealth Games record.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "4x400m relay women results - Athletics - London 2012 Olympics". www.olympic.org. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  2. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Women's 4 x 400m Relay Final". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 

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