Skip to content

World champion Shericka Jackson wins 400m at GC Foster Classic 2023

Shericka Jackson at the 2022 Jamaica National Championships

SPANISH TOWN, Jamaica (March 11) — Shericka Jackson, the world 200m champion, won the 400m race at the GC Foster Classic 2023 on Saturday, improving on her fastest time for the year. The 28-year-old Jamaican sprinter beat her previous record of 53.11 seconds, which she set in January 2023, with a winning time of 52.05 seconds this weekend.

Jackson briefly shifted to indoor competition, where she contested three 60m races, to improve her speed before returning to outdoors to continue her season preparations. – Read more: Shericka Jackson and Thompson-Herah open with wins at local meet

The reigning World Athletics champion in the 200m dominated the race at the GC Foster Classic 2023, leaving former CAC Games 400m hurdles champion Ronda Whyte at a distant second with a time of 53.18 seconds.

Completing the podium places was Anthonique Strachan, the 2012 World U20 100m and 200m sprint double champion from the Bahamas, who clocked 53.91 seconds for third place.

Racquel Smith

Racquel Smith

Racquel Smith joined World-Track and Field Website in 2008 as a contributor for the Beijing Olympic Games and she has grown with us ever since. Despite being a mother of two, Racquel has been one of our main go-to writers from Caribbean meetings.View Author posts