Shericka Jackson of Jamaica competes in the Women's 400 metres heats during day two of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 23, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF) *** Local Caption *** Shericka Jackson


Medal Standings

3rd Jamaica 4 (2 gold, 2 bronze)

gold-Usain Bolt-men’s 100m, Elaine Thompson-women’s 100m

bronze-Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce-women’s 100m, Shericka Jackson-women’s 400m

11th Bahamas 1 (1 gold)

gold-Shaunae Miller-women’s 400m

15th  Grenada 1(1 silver)

silver-Kirani James-men’s 400m

Points standings

(Based on top eight finishes)

4th Jamaica -30 points

Gold:Usain Bolt-men’s 100m, Elaine Thompson-women’s 100m

Bronze: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson-women’s 400m

Fourth: Yohan Blake-men’s 400m

Sixth-Shericka Jackson-women’s 400m

Seventh:Kimberly Williams-women’s triple jump,

Eighth-Christania Williams-women’s 100m

14th Trinidad and Tobago -10 points

Fourth: Machel Cedenio-men’s 400m

Sixth: Michelle-Lee Ahye-women’s 100m

Seventh: Cleoptra Borel-women’s shot put

16th Grenada-9 points

Silver: Kirani James-men’s 400m

Seventh: Bralon Taplin-men’s 400m

19th Bahamas 8 points

Gold-haunae Miller-women’s 400m

Day 4 Morning Results

Men’s Triple jumpqualifying

(16.95m or at least 12 best advance to FINALS)

Qualified for Finals

6th-Troy Doris (GUY) 16.81 (16.51, 16.58, 16.81), 4th-Group A

Did not qualify for Finals

18th-Leevan Sands (BAH) 16.53 (16.47, x, 16.53), 10th-Group A

33rd-Clive Pullen (JAM) 16.08 (x, x, 16.08), 17th-Group A

no mark-Muhammad Hlim (ISV) (x, x, x) Group A

no mark-Yordanys Duranona (DMA) (x, x, x) Group A

no mark-Latario Collie-Minns (BAH) (x, x, x) Group A

Women’s 200mHeats 

(First 2 in each heat and next 6  fastest advance to SEMIFINALS)

Qualified for Semifinals

4th Michelle-Lee Ahye (TTO) 22.50 (4h1), 9th Elaine Thompson (JAM) 22.63 (2h4), 16th Simone Facey (JAM) 22.78 (2h3)/Semoy Hackett (TTO) 22.78 (2h9), 23rd Tynia Gaither (BAH) 22.90 (3h2)

Did not qualify for Semifinals

26th-Anthonique Strachan (BAH) 22.96 (3h9), 27th Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM) 22.97 (3h9)/Reyare Thomas (TTO) 22.97 (5h1), 46th Lavern Jones-Farrette (ISV) 23.35 (6h7), 56th Ashley Kelly (IVB) 23.61 (5h9), 57th Tameka Williams (SKN) 23.61 (6h9), 58th Sheniqua Ferguson (BAH) 23.65 (8h7), 59th Brenessa Thompson (GUY) 23.65 (7h8)

Women’s 3000m SteeplechaseFinals

14th-Aisha Praught (JAM) 9:34.20

Men’s 400m HurdlesHeats

(First 3 in each heat and the next 6 fastest advance to SEMIFINALS)

Qualified for Semifinals

1st--Annsert Whyte (JAM) 48.37 pb (1h5), 5th-Roxroy Cato (JAM) 48.56 (4h3), 18th Jaheel Hyde (JAM) 49.24

Did not qualify for Semifinals

34th-Jehue Gordon (TTO) 49.98 sb, 45th-Jeffrey Gibson (BAH) 52.77

Day 4 Afternoon RESULTS 

 Women’s DiscusQualifying Group A

(62.00m or at least 12 best advance to FINALS)

Did not advance to Finals

16th- Tarasue Barnett (JAM) 58.09 (X, 54.36, 58.09), 7th-Group B

22nd Shadae Lawrence (JAM 57.09 (57.09, X, X) , 12th-Group A

No mark -Kellion Knibb (JAM) Group B

Men’s 110m HurdlesHeats

(First 4 in each heat and next 4 fastest advance to SEMIFINALS)

Qualified for the Semifinals

1st Omar McLeod (JAM) 13.27 (1h1), *11th-Deuce Carter (JAM) 13.51 (1h6), 12th-Andrew Riley (JAM) 13.52 (3h3), 23rd-Jeffrey Julmis (HAI) 13.66 (3h1)

Did not qualify for the Semifinals

25th-Mikel Thomas (TTO) 13.68 (6h3), 29th-Eddie Lovette (ISV) 13.77 (7h3), 34th-Ronald Forbes (CAY) 14.67 (6h4)

* Carter was initially disqualified for hitting a hurdle with his hand. His heat was run rain but the subsequent heats were delayed until the rain stopped. A protest was then logged and a decision was taken to allow the athletes who did not qualify in the two heats held in the run in an additional heat. The athletes had to better 13.60 to qualify for the semifinals. 

Women’s 400m Hurdles-Heats

(First 3 in each heat and next 6 fastest to SEMIFINALS)

Qualified for the Semifinals

1st-Ristananna Tracey (JAM) 54.88 (1h1), 8th-#Leah Nugent (JAM) 55.66, (2h3), 16th Janieve Russell (JAM) 56.13 (2h2), 19th-Janiel Bellille (TTO) 56.25 (5h4)

Did not qualify for the Semifinals

28th–Tia-Adanna Belle (BAR) 56.68 (4h2), 30th-Sparkle McKnight (TTO) 56.80 (5h2),

* Lugent was initially disqualified for an illegal hurdle clearance. However, following a successful appeal she was re-instated.

Women’s 400m-Finals

1st-Shaunae Miller (BAH) 49.44 pb, 2nd Allyson Felix (USA) 49.51, 3rd -Shericka Jackson (JAM) 49.85, 4th Natasha Hastings (USA) 50.34, 5th Phyllis Francis (USA) 50.41, 6th-Stephenie Ann McPherson (BAH) 50.97, 7th Olha Zemlyak (UKR) 51.24, 8th Libania Grenot (ITA) 51.25

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Clayton Clarke is a freelance track and field journalist since 2005. He is a former athlete and an IAAF Level III coach (Sprints & Hurdles). He has been a writer with Track Alerts since its inception in 2009. He worked with several media houses (radio, tv, newspaper, website) in Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, St. Kitts Nevis and the Bahamas. The Tobago native has covered the Carifta Games since 2005, the 2010 Commonwealth Games, 2011 World Athletic Championships and numerous local and regional track and field events.. Though track and field is his passion and main interest, he has served as media liaison with numerous sporting bodies in T&T and in particular in Tobago, namely cycling, chess, football, beach soccer, taekwondo, rugby, swimming, tennis and beach volleyball.


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