Olympians

Debbie Ferguson

Birth Date: January 16, 1976
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
High School: St. Andrews School
College: University of Georgia
Hobbies: Travelling, reading, meeting people
Events: Track – 100m, 200m, 4 x 100 relay
Personal Best: 60m – 7.20 (indoor) in 2004 in Fayetteville, Arkansas
100m – 10.91 (outdoor) at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester
100m – 11.34 (indoor) in 2000
200m – 22.19 (outdoor) in 1999
200m – 22.91 (indoor) in 2000
2004 Season Best: 60m – 7.20 (indoor) in Fayetteville, Arkansas
100m – 11.10 (outdoor) at the National Championships
200m – 22.60 (outdoor) at the National Championships

Career Highlights:

1995 – Named Most Outstanding Athlete at CARIFTA following her win in the 200m and 4 x 400m relay.

1996 – Debbie was part of the 4 x 100m relay that won the silver at the Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.
NCAA 200m indoor champion

1999 – Pan Am Games (Winnipeg, Canada) gold medal winner in the 200m

2000 – Debbie is well-remembered for her anchor leg at the Sydney Olympics when she and the 4 x 100m relay team brought home the gold.

2001 – 200m silver medallist at the World Championships in Edmonton

2002 – 200m gold medal winner at the World Championships in Madrid
100m gold medal winner at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester
200m gold medal winner at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester

2003 – second in the 100m at the Gateshead Norwich Union Super League second in the 200m at the Roma Golden Gala in Italy

2004 – second in the 100m at the Gateshead Norwich Union British Grand Prix
first in the 100m at the Gresham Adidas Oregon Track Classic

Debbie is ranked among the top twenty sprinters in the world in both the 100m and 200m. She is also the national champion in both disciplines.