Shevon Nieto

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Shevon Nieto
Personal information
Full nameShevon Kaiwana Stoddart
Born (1982-11-21) November 21, 1982 (age 37)
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Country Jamaica
Updated on 27 January 2015.

Shevon Nieto (née Stoddart; born 21 November 1982) is a former Jamaican hurdler.[1]

She won the bronze medal at the 2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships and finished fifth at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. At the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games she won a silver medal in 4x400 metres relay.

She also competed at the 2004 Olympic Games and the 2005 World Championships without reaching the final.

She made her 2nd Olympic team in 2008 held in Beijing, China and represented Jamaica in the 400 hurdles. In 2015, she made her 3rd World Championship team in Beijing, China representing Jamaica in the 400 hurdles. Her personal best time is 54.47 seconds, achieved in June 2005 in Sacramento.

She attended the University of South Carolina on a track scholarship.

Shevon is also a singer and participant in the Art of the Olympians.[2] In 2017, she married Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto, who suffered a serious injury during a coaching mishap, leaving him partially paralyzed. In 2020, she sang an original song dedicated to her husband on America's Got Talent[3]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Result Venue Date
200 m 23.59 s (wind: +1.9 m/s) United States San Diego, California 29 Mar 2014
400 m 52.89 s Puerto Rico Ponce 19 May 2007
800 m 2:11.31 United States Pasadena, California 23 Mar 2012
100 m hurdles 13.41 s (wind: +1.0 m/s) United States Nashville, Tennessee 15 May 2005
400 m hurdles 54.47 s United States Sacramento, California 11 Jun 2005
200 m 23.55 s United States Fayetteville, Arkansas 26 Feb 2005
400 m 52.55 s United States Fayetteville, Arkansas 11 Mar 2005
60 m hurdles 8.48 s United States Fayetteville, Arkansas 24 Feb 2002

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
2004 NACAC Under-23 Championships Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada 1st 400m hurdles 56.86
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:35.42
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 28th (h) 400m hurdles 56.61
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 3rd 400m hurdles 56.64
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 19th (sf) 400m hurdles 56.49
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 5th 400m hurdles 56.67
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 4th 400m hurdles 57.13
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.86
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th 400m hurdles 55.42
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 17th (h) 400m hurdles 56.52
2014 Pan American Sports Festival Ciudad de México, México 4th 400m hurdles 56.88 A
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 27th (h) 400 m hurdles 56.60


  1. ^ Women's Track - Shevon Stoddart, South Carolina Gamecocks, retrieved January 27, 2015
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  3. ^ "LI's Shevon Nieto goes from hurdling at Olympics to singing on 'America's Got Talent'". Newsday. June 29, 2020.

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