World Athletics Championships, Shericka Jackson: Athlete to watch out for

Published:Mar 9, 202409:51
World Athletics Championships, Shericka Jackson: Athlete to watch out for

Shericka Jackson is the toast of 2022. The Jamaican sprinter has been in a brand new section of her profession. Since successful the 100m bronze in Tokyo Olympics, she has set a buzz forward of the World Athletics Championships in Oregon.

In June, Shericka, initially a quatermiler, set the third-fastest time of all time in ladies's 200m, clocking the season-best 21.55 seconds on the Jamaican nationwide championships. In the identical occasion, she clocked 10.77s in 100m to set the second-fastest time of the season.

Going into the World Championships, she is an outright favorite for the 200m gold as her nearest rival Abby Steiner is trailing by 0.12s.

Sprinter Shericka Jackson

Sprinter Shericka Jackson | Picture Credit score: AFP

Shericka can even be in competition for the 100m title, which can flip to be an all-Jamaican podium end, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce going robust at 35 and reigning Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah anticipating to be match.

By the way, when she began athletics, Shericka was not a baby prodigy. She had not gained something throughout her early life. She thought-about herself a 'sluggish runner' for 100m and 200m dashes. Even when she opted for 400m, she was afraid of competing in worldwide occasions. It was not till the 2016 Olympics that she gained a medal in a marquee worldwide occasion.

Now, as Shericka stormed sprinting tracks within the ongoing season, she is a transparent favorite to fulfil her longstanding dream of successful a person gold medal on the World Championships.

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