Kerron Stewart

Kerron Stewart (born 16 April 1984) is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres and 200 metres. She is the 2008 Jamaican national champion in the 100 m clocking 10.80s. She defeated World Champion Veronica Campbell-Brown in the process and now is the 2008 Summer Olympics silver medalist after she tied with Sherone Simpson in a time of 10.98s. She also earned a bronze medal in the 200 metres at the 2008 Summer Olympics with a time of 22.00s. She was born in Kingston.

Stewart holds the fastest non-winning time for the women's 100 metres. In the 2009 World Athletics Championships from Berlin, she ran 10.75 seconds only to finish second to campatriot, Shelly-Ann Fraser who ran a 10.73 race. Stewart eventually anchored the Jamaican 4x100 m relay team to victory in a time of 42.06, in a great anchor-leg run alongside familiar rival, Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie of the Bahamas, who eventually claimed the silver medal

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Jamaica At The 2008 Summer Olympics - Athletics - Women's Competition - Women's 100 Meters
... the race she ranked third, behind fellow Jamaicans Kerron Stewart (10.98 seconds) and Sherone Simpson (11.02 seconds) ... out of the 16 semifinalists, barely displacing Kerron Stewart (11.05 seconds) ... to quarterfinals, and Simpson placed second between Stewart (10.98 seconds) and Fraser (11.06 seconds), fellow Jamaicans who respectively placed first and third ...
Sherone Simpson
... event at the 2008 Summer Olympics, after she tied for second with Kerron Stewart in a photo finish ... behind Shelly-Ann Fraser (10.70), Merlene Ottey (10.74), Kerron Stewart (10.75) and sprint veteran Veronica Campbell-Brown (10.76) ... Jackson, Juliet Cuthbert, Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart ...
Jamaica At The 2008 Summer Olympics - Athletics - Women's Competition - Women's 200 Meters
... some 0.04 seconds ahead of fellow Jamaican Veronica Campbell and 0.14 seconds ahead of Kerron Stewart, who also represented Jamaica ... Kerron Stewart also participated on Jamaica's behalf in the women's 200 meters dash ... During the August 18 qualification round, Stewart took part in the fourth heat, which included eight athletes ...
Athletics In Jamaica - Chronology - Late 2000s
... Four Jamaicans had made the final (Aleen Bailey, Shelly-Ann Fraser, Kerron Stewart and Veronica Campbell-Brown) and although the possible 1-2-3-4 failed to materialise Shelly-Ann Fraser sprinted to World gold ... Kerron Stewart closed quickly in final stages to get her first World Championship silver in 10.75 seconds equalling her personal best ... Shelly-Ann Fraser 100 m gold medalist, Aleen Bailey 100 m finalist and Kerron Stewart 100 m silver medalist on the final leg ran 42.06 to win Jamaica's 6th gold medal ...

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