Christine Day

World 4x400m champion and Olympic 4x400m silver medallist Christine Day has been among the leading one-lap runners for the past few seasons. But to reach her current status, the Jamaican has had to overcome a longstanding knee injury.

I was a student from a high school without a developed track programme, so for my first couple of years when I started at UTEC MVP, I remember being so weak that I couldn’t complete a workout.

In my third year I made a vow to myself that my aim is to finish every workout, even if it means being the last one on the track. That’s what I did and in 2009 I enjoyed my breakout year, running 51.54 and making my first major championship team for the World Championships in Berlin…. Read Full story


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