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Biography

FOSTER-HYLTON Brigitte

Nationality Jamaica Flag JAM Jamaica
Birth Date 07/12/1974
Gender Women
Height (m / in) 1.70/5'6''
Weight (kg / lbs) 62/137
Events Inscribed   Athletics Women's 100m Hurdles
Athletics Women's 4x100m Relay
Medals Won GOLD Medal GOLD -  Women's 100m Hurdles

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
23 Mar
18:40
MCG Women's 100m Hurdles
1st Round- Heat 1
Jamaica Flag JAM  - FOSTER-HYLTON Brigitte (1) 12.65 Completed
24 Mar
19:10
MCG Women's 100m Hurdles
Final- Final
Jamaica Flag JAM  - FOSTER-HYLTON Brigitte (1) 12.76 Completed

Place Of Birth Manchester, Jamaica
Marital Status Married
International Debut 100m Hurdles - 5th (1998 Commonwealth Games)
Coach Stephen Francis
Idol Role model is Merlene Ottey.
Recent Results 2nd in the 100m Hurdles - 12.55 (Monaco IAAF World Athletics Final, Monaco, 10-Sep-2005)

Gold in the 100m Hurdles - 13.28 (wind -2.4)
(Telstra A-Series, IAAF World Athletics Tour, Melbourne, Australia, 9-Mar-2006)
Commonwealth
Games History
Manchester 2002
did not start in the final of the 100m Hurdles

Kuala Lumpur 1998
5th in the 100m Hurdles (13.19) Silver in the 4x100m relay (43.49)
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
did not start in the semi final of the 100m Hurdles

Sydney 2000
8th in the final of the 100m Hurdles (13.49)
Injuries Damaged cartilage in both knees during her college years.
Other Personal Best:
100m - 11.17 (La Habana, 31-May-2003)
200m - 23.51 (1998)
200m - 22.35w (1998)
400m - 55.71 (2002)
100m Hurdles - 12.45 (Eugene, Oregon, USA, 24-05-2003)

Season's Best:
100m Hurdles - 12.55 (Monaco, 10-Sep-2005)

World Ranking:
2nd in the 100m Hurdles (as at 06-Feb-2006, IAAF)

During her heat in the 100m Hurdles Brigitte broke the Games record with a blazing 12.65.

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