|birthday||16th July 1994 (age 26)|
|place of birth||Saint Ann Parish , Jamaica|
|society||MVP Track Club|
|last change: October 8, 2019|
Shericka Jackson gained her first international experience at the 2008 CARIFTA Games in Basseterre , where she won gold in the 400-meter run and the Jamaican 4-by-400-meter relay. The following year she won the gold medals over 200 and 400 meters at the Games in Vieux Fort and in both relay competitions. In 2010 she won gold three times and a silver medal in George Town . Then she also won gold in three competitions at the Central America and Caribbean Junior Championships (CAC) in Santo Domingo (200, 4 × 100, 4 × 400 meters). She also took part in the first-ever Youth Olympic Games in Singapore , where she was fourth in the 200-meter run in 24.08 s . Before that, she retired with the 4 x 100 meter relay in the first round of the Junior World Championships in Moncton . In 2011 she won silver over 200 meters and gold with the relay at the CARIFTA Games in Montego Bay . She also won the sprint relay (1000 meters) at the youth world championships near Lille and won the silver medal over 200 meters in 23.48 seconds. The following year, she won silver at the Junior World Championships in Barcelona with the 4 x 400 meter relay and was eighth over 200 meters in 23.53 s. Before that she won silver and bronze at the CARIFTA Games in Hamilton and gold and silver at the CAC Junior Championships in San Salvador , each with the 4 x 100 meter relay and over 200 meters.
In 2013 she won her last CARIFTA Games in Nassau with the 4 x 400 meter relay and took second place in the individual competition in 22.84 seconds. At the IAAF World Relays 2014 , also in the Bahamas , she finished second with the relay in 3: 23.26 minutes. In 2015 she qualified for the first time for the World Championships in Beijing , where she won the bronze medal in the 400-meter competition in 49.99 seconds behind the Americans Allyson Felix and Shaunae Miller from the Bahamas and also in the 4-time 400 Winner of the meter relay competition in 3: 19.13 minutes. The following year she took part in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro , where she again won the bronze medal over the 400-meter distance behind the above two in 49.85 s . In addition, the Jamaican relay with Stephenie Ann McPherson , Anneisha McLaughlin-Whilby , Jackson and Novlene Williams-Mills won the silver medal behind the United States in 3: 20.34 minutes.
In 2017, Jackson won the Jamaican 4 x 200 meter relay with a new championship record of 1: 29.04 min at the World Relays with the cast of Jura Levy , Shericka Jackson, Shashalee Forbes and Elaine Thompson . At the World Championships in London , she finished fifth over 400 meters in 50.76 s and did not finish with the relay in the final . In 2018 she won the silver medal over 200 meters behind Miller-Uibo at the Commonwealth Games in the Australian Gold Coast in 22.18 seconds. At the NACAC championships in Toronto in the summer she won in 22.64 s and won the silver medal in the 4 x 100 meter relay in 43.33 s. At the IAAF World Relays 2019 in Yokohama , she took third place with the 4 x 200 meter relay in 1: 33.21 min and at the Pan American Games in Lima , she won the gold medal over the 400- Meter distance . Over this distance she went in the world championships in Doha at the start and won there with a new personal best of 49.47 s in the final the bronze medal behind the Bahrainerin Salwa Eid Naser and Shaunae Miller-Uibo. She then won the 4-by-100-meter relay in 41.44 s and won the bronze medal behind the United States and Poland in the 4-by-400-meter relay in 3: 22.37 minutes.
In 2017 and 2019 Jackson was Jamaican champion in the 400-meter run and in 2018 over 200 meters.
- 100 meters: 11.13 s (+0.4 m / s) on June 22, 2018 in Kingston
- 200 meters: 22.05 s (+1.1 m / s), June 30, 2018 in Paris
- 400 meters: 49.47 s, October 3, 2019 in Doha
- Shericka Jackson in the database of World Athletics (English)
- Shericka Jackson in the Sports-Reference database (English; archived from the original )
- Süddeutsche.de: Gold durch Hecht In: Süddeutsche.de , August 16, 2016
- Bob Ramsak: Women's 4x200m final - IAAF / BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 ( English ) IAAF. April 22, 2017. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Jamaican sprinter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 16, 1994|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Saint Ann Parish|