Winston George

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Winston George
Winston George - Adidas Grand Prix 2015.jpg
Personal information
Born (1987-05-19) May 19, 1987 (age 32)
Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
Country Guyana
SportAthletics
Event(s)400m
Updated on 27 June 2013.

Winston George (born 19 May 1987 in Georgetown, Guyana) is a Guyanese runner. He competed in the 400 m event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1] He was the flag bearer of Guyana during the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony.[2] He was also named Guyana's Male Athlete of the Year in 2011 and 2013 by the Athletics Association of Guyana.[3]

Personal bests[edit]

  • 200 m: 20.53 s (wind: +2.0 m/s)United StatesClermont, Florida, 14 May 2016
  • 400 m: 45.25[4] sChina Beijing (National Stadium), 23 Aug 2015

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Guyana
2011 ALBA Games Barquisimeto, Venezuela 3rd 200 m 20.84 s w (+2.4 m/s)
2nd 400 m 45.86 s
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 40.07 s
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:10.49 min
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 7th (h) 200 m 24.17 s A (+0.6 m/s)
4th (h) 400 m 46.93 s A
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 5th (h) 400 m 46.86 s
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, México 7th 200 m 20.67 A (+0.5 m/s)
9th (h) 400 m 46.94 A
World Championships Moscow, Russia 30th (h) 200 m 20.88 (+0.2 m/s)
Islamic Solidarity Games Palembang, Indonesia 2nd 200 m 20.77
2nd 400 m 46.10
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 5th 200 m 20.77 (-1.0 m/s)
4th 400 m 46.15
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 5th (sf) 200 m 20.88 (+0.3 m/s)
4th (sf) 400 m 46.38
4 × 100 m relay DQ
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 200 m DNF
5th 400 m 46.33 A
5th 4 × 100 m relay 39.74 A
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 25th (h) 400 m 45.25
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 26th (h) 400 m 45.77
2017 Islamic Solidarity Games Baku, Azerbaijan 3rd 200 m 20.62
2nd 400 m 45.69
South American Championships Asunción, Paraguay 1st 400 m 45.42
World Championships London, United Kingdom 22nd (sf) 200 m 20.74
35th (h) 400 m 46.02
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 28th (h) 200 m 21.19
20th (sf) 400 m 47.25
South American Games Cochabamba, Bolivia 5th 200 m 20.55
3rd 400 m 45.67
Central American and Caribbean Games Barranquilla, Colombia 6th (h) 200 m 20.461
9th (sf) 400 m 46.77
2019 South American Championships Lima, Peru 4th 200 m 20.99
6th 400 m 47.66

1Disqualified in the semifinals

References[edit]

  1. ^ London 2012 profile
  2. ^ Staff (27 July 2012). "London 2012 Opening Ceremony - Flag Bearers" (PDF). Olympics. Retrieved 30 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Winston George Profile". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 2016-11-26.
  4. ^ https://www.iaaf.org/athletes/guyana/winston-george-267469
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Niall Roberts
Flagbearer for  Guyana
London 2012
Succeeded by
Hannibal Gaskin

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