LaShawn MERRITT

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    27 JUN 1986
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    199606
LaShawn Merritt and Javon Francis in the 4x400m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
100 Metres 10.56 -0.8 Lynchburg, VA (USA) 31 MAR 2007
200 Metres 19.74 +1.4 Eugene, OR (USA) 08 JUL 2016
300 Metres 31.23 Kingston (JAM) 11 JUN 2016
400 Metres 43.65 Beijing (CHN) 26 AUG 2015
4x100 Metres Relay 38.66 Grosseto (ITA) 18 JUL 2004
Medley Relay 1:46.68 Stockholm (SWE) 25 JUL 2006
4x400 Metres Relay 2:55.39 Beijing (CHN) 23 AUG 2008

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
55 Metres 6.40 Newport (GBR) 10 JAN 2004
60 Metres 6.68 Lynchburg, VA (USA) 18 FEB 2006
200 Metres 20.40 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 12 FEB 2005
300 Metres 31.94 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 10 FEB 2006
400 Metres 44.93 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 11 FEB 2005
500 Metres 1:01.39 New York, NY (USA) 11 FEB 2012
600 Metres 1:21.60 Newport News, VA (USA) 26 JAN 2008
4x400 Metres Relay 3:03.24 Moskva (RUS) 12 MAR 2006

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
200 Metres 20.48 +0.3 Gainesville, FL (USA) 13 APR 2018

Outdoor

100 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2007 10.56 -0.8 Lynchburg, VA (USA) 31 MAR 2007
2003 10.73 Newport (GBR) 24 MAY 2003
2002 10.75 +1.0 Knoxville, TN (USA) 05 AUG 2002

Outdoor

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2018 20.48 +0.3 Gainesville, FL (USA) 13 APR 2018
2017 20.27 -0.4 Shanghai (CHN) 13 MAY 2017
2016 19.74 +1.4 Eugene, OR (USA) 08 JUL 2016
2014 20.42 +0.2 Sydney (AUS) 15 MAR 2014
2013 20.26 +0.7 Georgetown (CAY) 08 MAY 2013
2012 20.16 +0.9 St-Martin (FRA) 05 MAY 2012
2011 20.13 +0.2 Rieti (ITA) 10 SEP 2011
2009 20.07 -0.5 Carson (USA) 16 MAY 2009
2008 20.08 +0.8 Doha (QAT) 09 MAY 2008
2007 19.98 +1.4 Carson (USA) 20 MAY 2007
2006 20.10 +0.4 Lausanne (SUI) 11 JUL 2006
2005 20.38 +0.3 Knoxville, TN (USA) 16 APR 2005
2004 20.69 Virginia Beach, VA (USA) 01 MAY 2004
2003 21.33 -0.9 Miami, FL (USA) 03 AUG 2003
2002 21.85 -0.7 Knoxville, TN (USA) 08 AUG 2002

Outdoor

300 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 31.23 Kingston (JAM) 11 JUN 2016
2015 31.53 Atlanta, GA (USA) 01 AUG 2015
2009 31.30 Eugene, OR (USA) 07 JUN 2009
2006 31.31 Eugene, OR (USA) 08 AUG 2006

Outdoor

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 44.78 Doha (QAT) 05 MAY 2017
2016 43.85 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 14 AUG 2016
2015 43.65 Beijing (CHN) 26 AUG 2015
2014 43.92 Lausanne (SUI) 03 JUL 2014
2013 43.74 Moskva (RUS) 13 AUG 2013
2012 44.12 Eugene, OR (USA) 24 JUN 2012
2011 44.35 Daegu (KOR) 28 AUG 2011
2009 44.06 Berlin (GER) 21 AUG 2009
2008 43.75 Beijing (CHN) 21 AUG 2008
2007 43.96 Osaka (JPN) 31 AUG 2007
2006 44.14 Stuttgart (GER) 09 SEP 2006
2005 44.66 Kingston (JAM) 07 MAY 2005
2004 45.25 Grosseto (ITA) 15 JUL 2004
2003 47.90 Richmond (USA) 31 MAY 2003

Outdoor

4x100 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
2004 38.66 Grosseto (ITA) 18 JUL 2004

Outdoor

4x400 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
2017 3:02.13 Nassau (BAH) 23 APR 2017
2016 2:57.30 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 20 AUG 2016
2015 2:57.82 Beijing (CHN) 30 AUG 2015
2014 2:57.25 Nassau (BAH) 25 MAY 2014
2013 2:58.71 Moskva (RUS) 16 AUG 2013
2012 3:00.15 Philadelphia, PA (USA) 28 APR 2012
2011 2:58.82 Daegu (KOR) 01 SEP 2011
2009 2:57.86 Berlin (GER) 23 AUG 2009
2008 2:55.39 Beijing (CHN) 23 AUG 2008
2007 2:55.56 Osaka (JPN) 02 SEP 2007
2006 3:00.11 Athina (GRE) 17 SEP 2006
2005 3:00.48 Helsinki (FIN) 13 AUG 2005
2004 3:01.09 Grosseto (ITA) 13 JUL 2004

Outdoor

Medley Relay

Performance Place Date
2006 1:46.68 Stockholm (SWE) 25 JUL 2006

Indoor

55 Metres

Performance Place Date
2003/04 6.40 Newport (GBR) 10 JAN 2004

Indoor

60 Metres

Performance Place Date
2006/07 6.84 Princess Anne, MD (USA) 06 JAN 2007
2005/06 6.68 Lynchburg, VA (USA) 18 FEB 2006

Indoor

200 Metres

Performance Place Date
2007/08 20.82 Blacksburg, VA (USA) 08 MAR 2008
2006/07 20.71 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 19 JAN 2007
2005/06 20.72 University Park, PA (USA) 28 JAN 2006
2004/05 20.40 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 12 FEB 2005
2003/04 21.62 Landover, MD (USA) 14 MAR 2004

Indoor

300 Metres

Performance Place Date
2005/06 31.94 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 10 FEB 2006
2003/04 34.60 Newport (GBR) 10 JAN 2004

Indoor

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
2006/07 45.51 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 09 FEB 2007
2005/06 46.17 Boston, MA (USA) 26 FEB 2006
2004/05 44.93 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 11 FEB 2005
2003/04 47.88 Landover, MD (USA) 14 MAR 2004

Indoor

500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2011/12 1:01.39 New York, NY (USA) 11 FEB 2012
2005/06 1:03.38 New York, NY (USA) 03 FEB 2006

Indoor

600 Metres

Performance Place Date
2007/08 1:21.60 Newport News, VA (USA) 26 JAN 2008

Indoor

4x400 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
2006/07 3:04.97 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 09 FEB 2007
2005/06 3:03.24 Moskva (RUS) 12 MAR 2006

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 2:57.30 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 20 AUG 2016
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 2:55.39 Beijing (CHN) 23 AUG 2008
1. 400 Metres 43.75 Beijing (CHN) 21 AUG 2008
3. 400 Metres 43.85 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 14 AUG 2016
6. 200 Metres 20.19 -0.5 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 18 AUG 2016

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 2:57.82 Beijing (CHN) 30 AUG 2015
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 2:58.71 Moskva (RUS) 16 AUG 2013
1. 400 Metres 43.74 Moskva (RUS) 13 AUG 2013
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 2:59.31 Daegu (KOR) 02 SEP 2011
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 2:57.86 Berlin (GER) 23 AUG 2009
1. 400 Metres 44.06 Berlin (GER) 21 AUG 2009
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 2:55.56 Osaka (JPN) 02 SEP 2007
2. 400 Metres 43.65 Beijing (CHN) 26 AUG 2015
2. 400 Metres 44.63 Daegu (KOR) 30 AUG 2011
2. 400 Metres 43.96 Osaka (JPN) 31 AUG 2007

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:03.24 Moskva (RUS) 12 MAR 2006

Honours - IAAF World Relays

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:02.13 Nassau (BAH) 23 APR 2017
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 2:58.43 Nassau (BAH) 03 MAY 2015
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 2:57.25 Nassau (BAH) 25 MAY 2014

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 400 Metres 44.60 Marrakesh (MAR) 13 SEP 2014
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:00.11 Athina (GRE) 17 SEP 2006
1. 400 Metres 44.54 Athina (GRE) 16 SEP 2006
3. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:02.78 Marrakesh (MAR) 14 SEP 2014

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 4x100 Metres Relay 38.66 Grosseto (ITA) 18 JUL 2004
1. 400 Metres 45.25 Grosseto (ITA) 15 JUL 2004
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:01.09 Grosseto (ITA) 13 JUL 2004

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 400 Metres 44.79 Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2017
1. 400 Metres 44.64 Zürich (SUI) 01 SEP 2016
1. 400 Metres 44.50 Lausanne (SUI) 25 AUG 2016
1. 400 Metres 44.66 Rabat (MAR) 22 MAY 2016
1. 400 Metres 44.41 Doha (QAT) 06 MAY 2016
1. 400 Metres 44.18 Zürich (SUI) 03 SEP 2015
1. 400 Metres 44.36 Zürich (SUI) 28 AUG 2014
1. 400 Metres 44.30 Monaco (MON) 18 JUL 2014
1. 400 Metres 44.19 New York, NY (USA) 14 JUN 2014
1. 400 Metres 44.48 Roma (ITA) 05 JUN 2014
1. 400 Metres 44.44 Doha (QAT) 09 MAY 2014
1. 400 Metres 44.13 Zürich (SUI) 29 AUG 2013
1. 400 Metres 44.69 Stockholm (SWE) 22 AUG 2013
1. 400 Metres 44.96 Roma (ITA) 06 JUN 2013
1. 400 Metres 44.32 Eugene, OR (USA) 01 JUN 2013
1. 400 Metres 44.91 Eugene, OR (USA) 02 JUN 2012
1. 400 Metres 44.19 Doha (QAT) 11 MAY 2012

Honours - World Athletics Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 400 Metres 44.93 Thessaloniki (GRE) 12 SEP 2009
1. 400 Metres 44.50 Stuttgart (GER) 13 SEP 2008
1. 400 Metres 44.58 Stuttgart (GER) 22 SEP 2007
3. 400 Metres 44.14 Stuttgart (GER) 09 SEP 2006

Honours - Golden League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 400 Metres 44.21 Zürich (SUI) 28 AUG 2009
1. 400 Metres 44.03 Berlin (GER) 01 JUN 2008
1. 400 Metres 44.44 Roma (ITA) 13 JUL 2007
1. 400 Metres 44.62 Paris (FRA) 06 JUL 2007

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 400 Metres 43.97 Eugene, OR (USA) 03 JUL 2016
1. 400 Metres 44.21 Des Moines, IA (USA) 22 JUN 2013
1. 400 Metres 44.12 Eugene, OR (USA) 24 JUN 2012
1. 400 Metres 44.50 Eugene, OR (USA) 27 JUN 2009
1. 400 Metres 44.00 Eugene, OR (USA) 03 JUL 2008
Results in:

200 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Wind
13 APR 2018 Gainesville Tom Jones Memorial USAUSA F F1 1. 20.48 +0.3
21 APR 2018 St. George's Grenada Invitational GRNGRN E F1 1. 20.57 -0.2
19 MAY 2018 Kingston Jamaica International Invitational JAMJAM A F 2. 20.70 0.0
02 JUN 2018 Georgetown Cayman Invitational CAYCAY E F 2. 20.54 +0.4