Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson Makes History in Oregon

Shericka Jackson claims her first individual title in the 200m race at the World Athletics Championships at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon on Thursday 21 July 2022. Photo: World Athletics (Twitter)

Shericka Jackson took gold in the second fastest 200m time in history, in the women’s 200m final to claim her first individual title, at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon on Thursday, 21 July 2022.

The Jamaican ran a spectacular championship record time of 21.45 for victory ahead of teammate, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 21.81 and Great Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith 22.02.

After becoming the fastest woman alive over 200m, setting a new national record and a personal best time, the 28-year-old said she felt great and wanted to come out and put on a show.

On a night where Jackson recorded her name in the history books, she became the first athlete in the history of world championship to win medals in the 100m, 200m and the 400m race.

 

Photo 1 Caption: Shericka Jackson claims her first individual title in the 200m race at the World Athletics Championships at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon on Thursday 21 July 2022. Photo: World Athletics (Twitter)

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