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Bershawn Jackson

Bershawn Jackson American athlete

American athlete
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro American athlete
Is Athlete Hurdler Runner Sprinter
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 8 May 1983, Miami, USA
Age: 37 years
Star sign TaurusTaurus
Residence Champaign, USA
Stats
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 69 kg
The details
Biography

Bershawn D. Jackson (born May 8, 1983) is an American athlete, who mainly competes in the 400 m hurdles, but also is a 400 m runner.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Bershawn "Batman" Jackson won a bronze medal in the 400 m hurdles. He also has three medals (two gold, one bronze) at the World Championships and one gold medal at the World Indoor Championships.

Career

Jackson first came to prominence while running for Miami Central High School, where he set the still standing FHSAA (Florida High School) record in the 300 meter hurdles at 36.01 in 2002. He then continued to run at the college level at Saint Augustine's University and set a Division II National Championship Record of 48.50 in the 400 m hurdles in 2004.

Personal bests

Event Time Venue Date
400 m 45.06 Indianapolis, Indiana June 22, 2007
400 m hurdles 47.30 Helsinki August 9, 2005
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https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/ja/bershawn-jackson-1.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20150925071617/http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/ja/bershawn-jackson-1.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20080825052642/http://www.iaaf.org/oly08/results/eventCode=3659/bydiscipline/disctype=4/sex=M/discCode=400H/combCode=hash/roundCode=f/results.html#detM_400H_hash_f
http://www.iaaf.org/oly08/results/eventCode=3659/bydiscipline/disctype=4/sex=M/discCode=400H/combCode=hash/roundCode=f/results.html#detM_400H_hash_f
http://www.fhsaa.org/sites/default/files/orig_uploads/records/rec_trb.pdf
https://www.worldathletics.org/athletes/biographies/athcode=188154
http://www.usatf.org/Athlete-Bios/Bershawn-Jackson.aspx#athletemaincontainer
https://www.iaaf.org/athletes/_/188154
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