MACHEL   CEDENIO

DATE OF BIRTH: September 6, 1995
PLACE OF BIRTH: Point Fortin, Trinidad
EDUCATION:
  • Southern Academy
  • Presentation College, San Fernando
  • OLYMPIC EVENT:
  • 4 x 400 meters Relay
  • CAREER:                                      Cedenio's career includes the following significant accomplishments:
    • 2010 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U17), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - 400 meters (2nd, 48.12); 4 x 400 meters (2nd, 3:17.54, with Theon Lewis, Jereem Richards, and Mark London)
    • 2011 Pan American Junior Championships, Miramar, Florida - 400 meters (50.55); 4 x 400 meters (2nd, 3:13.27, with Jereem Richards, Moriba Morain, and Deon Lendore)
    • 2011 World Youth Championships (U17), Lille, France - 400 meters (4th, 46.89)
    • 2012 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U17), San Salvador, El Salvador - 400 meters (1st, 47.36), 4 x 400 meters (1st, 3:11.66, with Asa Guevara, Reubin Walters, and Theon Lewis)
    • 2012 World Junior Championships, Barcelona, Spain - 400 meters (5th, 46.17) 4 x 400 meters (3rd, 3:06.32, with Brandon Benjamin, Asa Guevara, and Jereem Richards)
    • 2012 Olympics, London, England - 4 x 400 meters Relay (Reserve)
    • 2013 Central American and Caribbean Senior Athletics Championships, Morelia, Mexico - 4 x 400 meters Relay (1st, 3:02.19, with Emmanuel Mayers, Renny Quow, and Jarrin Solomon)
    • 2013 World Championships, Moscow, Russia - 4 x 400 meters Relay (Reserve)
    • 2014 IAAF World Relays, Nassau, Bahamas - 4 400 meters Relay (3rd, 2:58.34, with Jarrin Solomon, Renny Quow, and Lalonde Gordon
    • 2014 World Junior Championships, Eugene, Oregon, USA - 400 meters (1st, 45.13); 4 400 meters Relay (3:12.06, with Asa Guevara, Nathan Farinha and Theon Lewis)
    • 2014 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships, Morelia, Mexico - 400 meters (1st, 45.28)
    • 2015 Pan American Games, Toronto, Canada - 400 meters (2nd, 44.70); 4 400 meters Relay (1st, 2:59.60, with Renny Quow, Emanuel Mayers, and Jarrin Solomon)
    • 2015 World Relays, Nassau, Bahamas - 4 400 meters Relay (7th, 3:03.10, with Lalonde Gordon, Jarrin Solomon, and Renny Quow
    • 2015 IAAF World Championships, Beijing, China - 400 meters (7th, 45.06); 4 400 meters Relay (2nd, 2:58.20, with Lalonde Gordon, Renny Quow, and Deon Lendore)
    • 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 400 meters (4th; 44.01); 4 400 meters Relay (Disqualified, with Jarrin Solomon, Lalonde Gordon, and Deon Lendore)
    • 2017 World Championships, London, England - 400 meters (Semifinals, 45.91); 4 400 meters Relay (1st, 2:58.12, with Jereem Richards, Lalonde Gordon and Jarrin Solomon)
    AWARD:
    • 2017 - Trinidad & Tobago Chaconia Medal (Gold)
    Compiled by Ronald C. Emrit