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Shericka Williams

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

Shericka Williams (born 17 September 1985 in Black River, St. Elizabeth) was a Jamaican sprinter and former student of St. Elizabeth Technical High School. As of August 2015 she began representing Bahrain

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 4x400m relay with Shereefa Lloyd, Rosemarie Whyte and Novlene Williams

Personal bests

External links

  • Shericka Williams profile at IAAF
  • IAAF "Focus on Athletes" article

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