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Wednesday, 18 May 2016

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY - AFRO-SAINT LUCIAN " IS A LONG JUMPER, SHE WON BRONZ AT THE 1999 CENTRAL AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS - GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

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Michelle Baptiste
Michelle Baptiste
Medal record
Athletics
Representing Saint Lucia
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Silver medal – second place 1996 San Salvador Long jump
CARIFTA Games
Junior (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1995 George Town Long jump
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Nassau 4x400m relay
CARIFTA Games
Youth (U17)
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Nassau Long Jump
Michelle Baptiste (born 27 August 1977) is a Saint Lucian long jumper.

Contents 
1 Career
2 Achievements
Career
She won the bronze medal at the 1999 Central American and Caribbean Championships.[1] She also competed at the 1996 Olympic Games without reaching the final round.

Her personal best jump is 6.47 metres, achieved in May 1996 in Springfield.[2]

Achievements
Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing Saint Lucia
1992 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Nassau, Bahamas 3rd Long jump 5.50 m
CARIFTA Games (U-20) 3rd 4x400 m relay 4:05.94
1995 CARIFTA Games (U-20) George Town, Cayman Islands 7th 100 m 12.10
1st Long jump 5.66 m
1996 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) San Salvador, El Salvador 4th 100 m 11.69 (0.7 m/s)
2nd Long jump 5.99 m
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 46th (h) 100 m 11.92 (0.6 m/s)
World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 20th (qf) 100m 12.08 (wind: -1.3m/s)
22nd (q) Long jump 5.34 m (wind: +0.4 m/s)
1999 Central American and Caribbean Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 3rd Long jump 6.26 m
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 13th Long jump 5.92 m