Sherry Fletcher

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Sherry Fletcher
Medal record
Athletics
Representing  Grenada
Pan American Games
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Rio de Janeiro 200 m
CARIFTA Games
Junior (U20)
Silver medal – second place 2005 Bacolet, Tobago 100 m
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Bacolet, Tobago 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Bacolet, Tobago 4x100 m relay
CARIFTA Games
Youth (U17)
Silver medal – second place 2002 Nassau 4x400 m relay

Sherry Ingrid Veronica Fletcher (born 17 January 1986) is a female track and field sprinter from Grenada, who specializes in the 200 metres.[1] Her personal best time is 22.67 seconds, achieved in June 2007 in Sacramento. This is the current Grenadian record.[2] Fletcher also holds the Grenadian 100 metres record with 11.18 seconds, achieved during the heats at the 2007 Pan American Games.

In 2007, she won the bronze medal in this event at the Pan American Games, where she also finished fifth in the 100 metres. She then participated at the World Championships in Osaka where she reached the quarter-finals in both 100 and 200 metres. Fletcher represented Grenada at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing competing at the 100 metres sprint. In her first round heat she placed fifth in a time of 11.65 which was not enough to advance to the second round.[1] Fletcher ran track collegiately at Louisiana State University and was the 2007 NCAA 100m champion winning with a time of 11.20 seconds

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Grenada
2001 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Bridgetown, Barbados 7th 100 m 12.46s
(0.0 m/s)
3rd (h) 200 m 25.61s
(-1.9 m/s)
2002 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Nassau, Bahamas 5th 100 m 12.16s
(0.6 m/s)
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:46.23
2003 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 7th 100 m 11.97s w
(3.8 m/s)
4th (h) 200 m 24.82s
(1.9 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m relay 47.02s
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:59.68
2004 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Hamilton, Bermuda 5th 100 m 12.00s
(-1.7 m/s)
4th 200 m 23.91s
(1.1 m/s)
World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 20th (sf) 200m 24.61 (wind: +0.5 m/s)
2005 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Bacolet, Trinidad and Tobago 2nd 100 m 11.72s
(0.9 m/s)
3rd 200 m 24.03s
(0.1 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 45.41s NR

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Sherry Fletcher, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 27, 2008
  2. ^ Grenadian athletics records