Michelle Burgher

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Michelle Burgher medal table


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Olympic games
silver 2000 Sydney 4 × 400 m
bronze 2004 Athens 4 × 400 m
Pan American Games
silver 2003 Santo Domingo 4 × 400 m

Michelle Burgher (born March 12, 1977 in Kingston ) is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 400-meter run .

She won two Olympic medals with the Jamaican 4-by-400-meter relay . When winning a silver medal at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney , however, it was only used in the qualifying round. At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens she won the bronze medal together with Novlene Williams , Nadia Davy and Sandie Richards .

Burgher also won the silver medal with the relay at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo . She gained further international success at the Central American and Caribbean Championships as winner in 2001 and runner-up in 2003 in the 400-meter run. At the CARIFTA Games in 1996, she won the 400-meter hurdles and took second place over 400 m.

Michelle Burgher studied at George Mason University and Clemson University .

Top performances

  • 400 m (open air): 51.88 s, June 27, 2004, Kingston
  • 400 m (hall): 52.94 s, February 13, 2004, Fayetteville
  • 400 m elevation: 57.39 s, July 28, 2006, London

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