October 2015

JEHUE   GORDON

DATE OF BIRTH: December 15, 1991
PLACE OF BIRTH: Port of Spain, Trinidad
EDUCATION:
  • Belmont Boys' Secondary School
  • Queen's Royal College
  • University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad (BA, Sports Management, 2015)
  • OLYMPIC EVENT: Athletics:
  • 400 meters Hurdles
  • CAREER:                                      Gordon became the youngest 400 metres hurdles finalist ever at the 2009 World Championships. His career includes the following significant accomplishments:
    • 2008 World Junior Championships, Bydgoszcz, Poland - 400 meters Hurdles (Semifinals, 52.30)
    • 2009 World Championships, Berlin, Germany - 400 meters Hurdles (4th, 48.26)
    • 2010 World Junior Championships, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada - 400 meters Hurdles (1st, 49.30)
    • 2011 World Championships, Daegu, South Korea - 400 meters Hurdles (Semifinals, 49.08)
    • 2012 Olympics, London, England - 400 meters Hurdles (6th, 48.86)
    • 2013 World Championships, Moscow, Russia - 400 meters Hurdles (1st, 47.69); 4 x 400 meters Relay (6th, 3:01.74, with Jarrin Solomon, Lalonde Gordon, and Renny Quow)
    • 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Scotland - 400 meters Hurdles (2nd, 48.75); 4 x 400 (Semifinals, 3:04.06, with Lalonde Gordon, Jarrin Solomon, and Zwede Hewitt)
    • 2015 IAAF World Championships, Beijing, China - 400 meters Hurdles (49.91)
    • 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 400 meters Hurdles (49.98)
    AWARD:
    • 2013 - Trinidad & Tobago Chaconia Medal (Gold)
    Compiled by Ronald C. Emrit