Christine Day

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Christine Day (2013)
Christine Day in Reims 2013

nation JamaicaJamaica Jamaica
birthday 23rd August 1986 (age 34)
place of birth Saint Mary Parish , Jamaica
size 168 cm
Weight 51 kg
discipline 400 meter run
Best performance 50.14 s
society MVP Track & Field Club
status active
Medal table
Olympic games 0 × gold 2 × silver 0 × bronze
World championships 1 × gold 0 × silver 0 × bronze
Commonwealth Games 2 × gold 0 × silver 1 × bronze
Olympic rings Olympic games
silver London 2012 4 × 400 m
silver Rio de Janeiro 2016 4 × 400 m
IAAF logo World championships
gold Beijing 2015 4 × 400 m
Commonwealth Games Federation logo Commonwealth Games
gold Glasgow 2014 4 × 400 m
bronze Glasgow 2014 400 m
gold Gold Coast 2018 4 × 400 m
last change: March 25, 2019

Christine Day (born August 23, 1986 in Saint Mary Parish ) is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 400-meter run .

Athletic career

Christine Day gained her first international experience at the U23 NACAC championships in 2008 in Toluca de Lerdo , where she won the gold medal in the Jamaican 4 x 400 meter relay in 3: 27.46 minutes. The following year she qualified for the World Championships in Berlin , where she was eliminated in the semifinals with 53.46 s. At the 2012 Olympic Games in London , she also reached the semi-finals in the individual competition and was eliminated there with 51.19 s. With the Jamaican team, she originally placed third in 3: 20.95 minutes. Due to the disqualification of the Russian team in 2017, the Jamaican team advanced to silver . With the relay, she also took part in the 2013 World Athletics Championships , but was disqualified there in the preliminary stages. At the IAAF World Relays 2014 in the Bahamas , she contributed to the second place of the Jamaican team through her efforts in the run-up. In July she won the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 3: 23.82 min with the relay and won the bronze medal over 400 meters in 51.09 s behind her compatriots Stephenie Ann McPherson and Novlene Williams-Mills , after the original winner Amantle Montsho had been disqualified for doping. Then she also won the Athletics Continental Cup in Marrakech with the America relay in 3: 20.93 min.

In 2015, the Jamaicans finished second at the World Relays with 3: 22.49 minutes. She qualified again for the World Championships in Beijing and set a new personal best with 50.14 s in the final and just missed a medal in fourth. With the season in the cast Day, Shericka Jackson , Stephenie Ann McPherson and Novlene Williams-Mills, she won the gold medal in 3: 19.13 minutes before the US season. In 2016 she again took part in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro . In the individual competition she reached the semifinals , in which she was eliminated with 51.53 s and with the relay she won the silver medal behind the US team again with 3: 22.38 min in the final . At the IAAF World Relays 2017 , she contributed to third place among the Jamaicans through her efforts in the run-up.

In 2018 she participated again in the Commonwealth Games in the Australian Gold Coast , where she was again victorious with the relay in 3: 24.00 min. In August she was fifth at the NACAC Championships in Toronto in 53.04 s and won the silver medal behind the United States in 3: 27.25 min.

In 2015, Day became the Jamaican champion in the 400-meter run.

Personal bests

  • 400 meters: 50.14 s, August 27, 2015 in Beijing
    • 400 meters (hall): 56.48 s, February 28, 2011 in Fargo

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