Diane Guthrie-Gresham
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Diane Guthrie-Gresham

Diane Claire Guthrie-Gresham (born October 24, 1971 in Saint Elizabeth) is a retired female track and field athlete from Jamaica, who specialized in the Long Jump and Heptathlon during her career.

Diane holds the National Collegiate Athletics Association championship meet record for women's Heptathlon, as well as the Caribbean record for that event. Competing for George Mason University, she compiled a total of 6527 at the University of Tennessee's Tom Black Track in Knoxville, Tennessee, between 2-3 June 1995. She won her second NCAA title with that mark, and also broke Jackie Joyner-Kersee's NCAA meet record. Joyner-Kersee had set the record of 6390 points in Houston in 1983 when she was competing for UCLA, by 137 points.

Lifetime best: 6527(13.86w, 1.86/6-1¼, 13.80/45-3½, 24.91 [3728], 6.92/22-8½w), 49.04/160-11, 2:20.82 [2799])


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
1991 Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 1st Long jump 6.64 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain Long jump NM
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 16th Heptathlon 6087

External links

  • Diane Guthrie-Gresham at IAAF
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Diane Guthrie-Gresham". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2011-09-04.

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