Athlete Profile

Melaine Walker



DOB — January 1, 1983

Sport — Track and Field

Event — 400m hurdles

Personal Best — 52.42 (Berlin 2009)

Honours — Walker won a gold medal at the World Championships in Berlin in 2009. At Daegu in 2011 she won a silver medal in her pet event. In 2002 Walker was a silver medallist at the World Junior Championships in Kingston. She also won a silver medal in the 200m at the World Youth Championships in 1999.

Olympic Dossier — Walker won Jamaica’s second gold medal in the 400m hurdles, after Deon Hemmings, when she claimed gold in Beijing 2008 with an Olympic record 52.64 seconds.

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SCHEDULE OF CARIBBEAN EVENTS

    August 1
  • 04:00 AM - 04:33 AM Women's 100m Freestyle Heats (Swimming)
  • 04:39 AM - 05:04 AM Men's 200m Backstroke Heats (Swimming)
  • 05:10 AM - 05:41 AM Women's 200m Breaststroke Heats (Swimming)
  • Full Schedule

MEDAL STANDINGS

Rank Country
Total
1
United States
46
29
29
104
2
China
38
27
22
87
3
Great Britain
29
17
19
65
4
Russian Fed.
24
25
33
82
5
South Korea
13
8
7
28

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