Inez Turner

Inez Turner (born January 3, 1972 in Trelawny Parish) is a retired female sprinter and middle-distance runner from Jamaica.

Inez Turner
Personal information
Born (1972-01-03) 3 January 1972
Trewlany,Jamaica

Career

In 1991 she was awarded the Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the 1991 CARIFTA Games.[1][2] She won the 800m gold at the 1994 Commonwealth Games. Together with Lorraine Fenton, Deon Hemmings and Sandie Richards she claimed a bronze medal in the women's 4 x 400 metres relay at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics.

Personal bests

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
1988 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Kingston, Jamaica 2nd 400 m 54.86
1st 800 m 2:10.00
1989 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Bridgetown, Barbados 1st 400 m 52.7
1st 800 m 2:07.6
1990 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Kingston, Jamaica 2nd 400 m 54.79
1st 800 m 2:10.58
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:38.28
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships (U-20)
Havana, Cuba 2nd 400 m 53.91
1st 800 m 2:09.16
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:38.07
World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 3rd (h)[3] 800m 2:06.69
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.09
1991 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 400 m 53.80
1st 800 m 2:08.36
Pan American Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 1st 800 m 2:04.57
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:33.13
Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 5th 800 m 2:02.68
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.33
1993 Universiade Buffalo, United States 2nd 800 m 2:04.14
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 3rd 800 m 52.64
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 11th (sf) 400 m 52.25
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:23.83
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 1st 800 m 2:01.74
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.63
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 6th 800 m 2:02.00
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 800 m DQ
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 21st (h) 800 m 2:01.48
6th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.33
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 9th (sf) 800 m 2:03.51
World Championships Athens, Greece 28th (h) 400 m 53.34
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:21.30 NR
  • Inez Turner at IAAF
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Inez Turner". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  • Picture of Inez Turner[4]

References

  1. Carifta Games Magazine, Part 2 (PDF), Carifta Games 2011, archived from the original (PDF) on 25 April 2012, retrieved 12 October 2011
  2. Carifta Games Magazine, Part 3 (PDF), Carifta Games 2011, archived from the original (PDF) on 25 April 2012, retrieved 12 October 2011
  3. Disqualified in the semifinal.
  4. Mujeres Rápidas - Inez Turner (in Spanish), retrieved 27 March 2012
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