Stephenie Ann McPherson Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Originally from Jamaica, 400-meter sprinter Stephenie Ann McPherson was born on November 25, 1988.

In 2013, she earned a bronze medal at the World Championships in the event, and she has since finished in the top three at the 2015, 2017, and 2019 World Championships.

McPherson also medaled in the 2022 World Indoor Championships, bringing his total to three medals.

Stephenie Ann McPherson Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

She also contributed to her medal tally in the 4 x 400 metre relay, where she placed second in 2016 and won gold in 2015 and bronze in 2019, respectively.

McPherson Misses Olympic Medal in 400m as Miller-Uibo Wins Gold

U.S. national champion Stephenie Ann McPherson finished fourth in the women’s 400-meter final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, missing out on a medal by 0.013 seconds.

In the semi-finals on Wednesday, the 32-year-old McPherson, who had previously run a personal best of 49.61.

Slowed to a 49.34 and finished fourth, behind the home-field advantage of Allyson Felix.

Candice McLeod, the other Jamaican finalist, ran a respectable race to finish sixth in 49.87 seconds in her Olympic debut.

After finishing in 48.36 seconds, Shaunae Miller-Uibo of The Bahamas successfully defended her title.

.84 seconds behind Miller-Uibo was the Dominican Republic’s Marileidy Paulino.

With a time of 49.46 seconds, Felix set a new personal best and won bronze at the Olympics, giving her a record 10 medals in track and field.

Felix has broken the record for most track and field medals won by a female athlete at the Olympics. She was in the same position as fellow Jamaican runner Merlene Ottey going into the Tokyo Games.

Stephenie Ann McPherson 4th In Women’s 400m – Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Stephenie Ann McPherson sets a new personal record of 49.61 seconds to earn silver in the women’s 400-meter dash and go to the finals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Runner-up Candice McLeod was ranked fifth overall. In a time of 48.36 seconds, Shaunae Miller-Uibo triumphed.

On Sunday, September 5th, Stephenie-Ann McPherson returned to the track and won at the Meeting Citta di Padova, with countrymen Ronald Levy and Shanieka Ricketts.

Although he won, 32-year-old McPherson, who was in fantastic shape heading into the Olympics in Tokyo, is still bitter about not winning a medal.

Experiencing an injury can be a very trying ordeal. It can have a devastating impact on sports performance.


McPherson set a national indoor record of 50.79 seconds to win bronze in the women’s 400 metres at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia in 2022.

Adding to the bronze she won in the 2013 World Championships. Thus, she moved up from the fourth spot she had held at the 2016 World Indoors.

McPherson also won gold as the anchor of the Jamaican women’s 4 x 400 relay team, which also included Bromfield, Russell, and McGregor.