Kerron Stewart

Date of Birth:

16 April 1984

Career Highlights:

Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing 100 m Silver medal – second place 2012 London 4x100 m relay Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 200 m

Kerron Stewart (born 16 April 1984) is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 100 meters and 200 meters.[1] 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 meters 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 meters. In the 2009 World Athletics Championships from Berlin, she ran 10.75 seconds only to finish second to compatriot, Shelly-Ann Fraser who ran a 10.73 race. Stewart also anchored the Jamaican 4×100 m relay team to victory in a time of 42.06.