JEREEM   RICHARDS

DATE OF BIRTH: January 13, 1994
PLACE OF BIRTH: Point Fortin, Trinidad
EDUCATION:
  • Pt. Fortin Primary, Trinidad
  • Vessigny Secondary, Trinidad
  • ASJA Boys College, Trinidad
  • South Plains College, Texas, USA
  • The University of Alabama, Alabama, USA
  • OLYMPIC EVENT: Athletics:
  • 4 x 400 meters Relay
  • CAREER:                           Richard's career included the following significant accomplishments:
    • 2010 CAC Junior Championships, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - 200 meters(22.87), 4 x 100 meters Relay (3rd, 41.98, with Breon Mullings, Ayodele Taffe, and John Constantine); 4 x 400 meters Relay (2nd, 3:17.54, with Theon Lewis, Mark London, and Machel Cedenio)
    • 2011 World Youth Champs, Lille, France - 200 meters (Semifinals, 21.47)
    • 2011 Pan American Junior Champs, Miramar - 4 x 400 meters Relay (2nd, 3:13.27 with Moriba Morain, Deon Lendore, and Machel Cedenio)
    • 2012 World Indoor Champs, Istanbul, Turkey - 4 x 400 meters Relay (3rd, 3:06.85, with Lalonde Gordon, Renny Quow, and Jarrin Solomon)
    • 2012 CAC Junior Champs, San Salvador, El Salvador - 200 meters (2nd, 20.98); 4 x 100 meters Relay (3rd, 39.99, with Jesse Berkeley, Ashton Sobers, and Jonathan Holder)
    • 2012 World Junior Champs, Barcelona, Spain - 200 meters (Semifinals, 21.14); 4 x 400 meters Relay (3rd, 3:06.32, with Asa Guevara, Brandon Benjamin, and Machel Cedenio)
    • 2013 CAC Champs, Morelia, Mexico - 4 x 100 meters Relay (3rd, 39.26, with Jamol James, Ayodele Taffe and Emmanuel Callender)
    • 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Scotland - 200 meters (21.13)
    • 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 4 x 400 meters Relay (Reserve)
    • 2017 IAAF/BTC World Relays Championships, Nassau, Bahamas - 4 x 400 meters Relay (4th, 3:03.17, with Lalonde Gordon, Renny Quow, and Jarrin Solomon)
    • 2017 World Championships, London, England - 200 meters (3rd, 20.11); 4 x 400 meters Relay (1st, 2:58.12, with Machel Cedenio, Lalonde Gordon, and Jarrin Solomon)
    AWARD:
    • 2017 - Trinidad & Tobago Chaconia Medal (Gold)
    Compiled by Ronald C. Emrit