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Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson

Statistics | Biography

Athlete Info

Disciplines 100m, 200m
Born 7 June 1985, Port of Spain
Lives Baton Rouge, USA
Statistics 1.88m, 79kg
Coach John Smith
Manager Emmanuel Hudson
 

Personal Bests

Event Result Year
100m 9.82 2014
200m 20.18 2008
 
 

Yearly Progression

Year 100m 200m
2004 10.65 -
2005 10.47 21.73
2006 10.27 (10.26w) 21.24
2007 10.09 (9.95w), 23rd in world 20.9
2008 9.89, 4th in world 20.18, 12th in world
2009 9.93, 7th in world 20.65, 96th in world
2010 10.01 (9.89w), 18th in world 20.37, 21st in world
2011 9.85, 6th in world 20.85, 213th in world
2012 9.96, 14th in world 20.8, 228th in world
2013 10.14 (9.91w), 61st in world 21.06
2014 9.82 (9.74w) 2nd in world 20.81 (20.63w) 236th in world
2015 10.04 35th in world -
2016 9.97 20th in world 21.74 (20.54w)
     
     

Career Highlights 

Year Place Event Meet Time
2006 5th 100 NACAC U23 Champs (S.Domingo) 10.45
2006 3rd  4x100 NACAC U23 Champs (S.Domingo) 39.98
2007 1st  100 NACAC Champs (San Salvador) 10.33
2007 3rd   4x100 NACAC Champs (San Salvador) 39.92
2008 1st  4x100 CAC Championships (Cali) 38.54
2008 2nd  100 Olympic Games (Beijing) 9.89
2008 2nd  4x100 Olympic Games (Beijing) 38.06
2009 5th 100 World Championships (Berlin) 9.93
2009 2nd  4x100 World Championships (Berlin) 37.62
2011 6th 4x100 World Championships (Daegu) 39.01
2012 7th  100 Olympic Games (London) 9.98
2012 3rd 4x100 Olympic Games (London) 38.12
2013 7th  4x100 World Championships (Moscow) 38.57
2014 2nd  4x100 World Relay Championships (Nassau) 38.04
2014 3rd  4x100 Commonwealth Games (Glasgow) 38.10
2014 8th  100 Continental Cup (Marrakech) 10.24
2014 1st  4x100 Continental Cup (Marrakech) 37.97
2015 7th  4x100 World Relay Championships (Nassau) 38.92
2016 - 100 Olympics (Rio de Janeiro) 10.29
2016 SF 4x100 Olympics (Rio de Janeiro) 37.96
 

Richard Thompson - A Profile

Richard Thompson, born on 7 June 1985, was 23 years old when he travelled to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games hoping to reach at least one final and instead returned home with two silver medals, from the 100m and the 4x100m relay.

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