A legendary Bahamian track and field sprinting phnom has closed the curtain on her decorated career. Chandra Sturrup, whose track and field career spanned over 24 years from 1988 – 2012, announced at the BAAA National Track & Field Championships held at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex on Saturday June 22 that she has officially retired from track and field. She thanked the fans for their support over the 20 plus years. What better way to end her career than in the setting where she performed impressively for the Bahamian people. Chandra remains close to the sport imparting her knowledge, skills and experience to a new generation of female athletes through coaching. Her outstanding career is an inspiration to up coming female Bahamian athletes to will continue to carry the Bahamas flag in track and field on the world stage.

  • SNAP SHOT OF CHANDRA’S CAREER
  • Honors Indoors
  • 50 Meters
  • Gold – 2001 World Indoor Championships
  • 60 Meters
  • Silver – 1997 World Indoor Championships
  • Top 8 ranking 4 times
  • Honors Outdoors
  • 100 meters
  • Silver – 9th IAAF World Outdoor Championships
  • Bronze – 8th IAAF World Outdoor Championships
  • Silver – 8th IAAF World Cup
  • Top 8 rankings – 14
  • PERSONAL BEST INDOOR
  • 50 meters – 6.26 seconds
  • 60 meters – 7.05 seconds
  • 200 meters – 23.75 seconds
  • PERSONAL BEST OUTDOOR
  • 100 meters – 10.84 seconds
  • 200 meters – 22.33
  • Long Jump – 6.70 meters
  • 4×100 meter relays
  • Silver medal – 1996 Olympic Games
  • Gold medal – 1999 World Outdoor Championships
  • Gold medal – 2002 Commonwealth Games
  • Gold medal – 2000 Sydney, Olympic Games