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Biography

WILLIAMS Tonique

Nationality Bahamas Flag BAH Bahamas
Birth Date 17/01/1976
Gender Women
Height (m / in)  
Weight (kg / lbs)  
Events Inscribed   Athletics Women's 400m
Medals Won SILVER Medal SILVER -  Women's 400m

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
19 Mar
13:30
MCG Women's 400m
1st Round- Heat 1
Bahamas Flag BAH  - WILLIAMS Tonique (1) 52.58 Completed
20 Mar
20:44
MCG Women's 400m
Semifinals- Semifinal 3
Bahamas Flag BAH  - WILLIAMS Tonique (2) 50.97 Completed
21 Mar
21:50
MCG Women's 400m
Final- Final
Bahamas Flag BAH  - WILLIAMS Tonique (2) 50.76 Completed

Place Of Birth Nassau, Bahamas
International Debut 2000 (Sydney, Australia)
Coach Steve Riddick
Recent Results 2nd in the 400m - 53.48 (Norwich Union Indoor International, Glasgow, Scotland, 28-Jan-2006)

1st in the 400m - 49.55 (IAAF World Championships, Helsinki, Finland, 10-Aug-2005)
Commonwealth
Games History
has not competed
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
Gold in the 400m (49.41)

Sydney 2000
6th in the heat of the 400m (53.43)
Injuries Tonique missed the Commonwealth Games 2002 due to injury.
Other Personal Best:
200m - 22.77 (Nassau, Bahamas, 19-Jun-2004)
400m - 49.07 (Berlin, Germany, 12-Sep-2004)

Season's Best:
200m - 23.03 (Freeport, Bahamas, 25-Jun-2005)
400m - 49.30 (Zurich, Switzerland, 19-Aug-2005)

World Ranking:
2nd in the 400m (as at 31-Oct-2005, IAAF)

Tonique has just opened a highway named in her honour near Nassau.

Tonique is the first Bahamian to win an individual Olympic gold medal.

She is a 1999 graduate of the University of South Carolina.

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