Jacqueline Humphrey

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Jacqueline Humphrey
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1965-09-30) September 30, 1965 (age 52)
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 100 metres hurdles

Jacqueline "Jackie" Humphrey-Corbin (née Humphrey, formerly Tompkins, born September 30, 1965) is an American former hurdler. She won the 100 metres hurdles title at the 1988 US Olympic Trials and went on to compete in the women's 100 metres hurdles at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, where she reached the semifinals.[1]


Humphrey ran her lifetime best 100m hurdles time of 12.83 secs to win the second semifinal at the 1988 US Olympic Trials, before going on to win the final later the same day in 12.88, to defeat Gail Devers (12.90) and LaVonna Martin (192.93) and earn Olympic selection. At the Seoul Olympics, she ran 13.24 in the first round and 13.25 in the second round (quarterfinals) to reach the semifinals, where she was eliminated running 13.59. At both the 1992 and 1996 Olympic trials, she missed out on the semifinals by just one place.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Major Championships (Representing  United States)
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 15th (sf) 13.59
National Championships
1987 US Championships San Jose, United States 7th 13.28
1988 US Olympic Trials Indianapolis, United States 1st 12.88
1989 US Championships Houston, United States 6th 13.21
1990 US Championships Norwalk, United States 4th 13.32
1991 US Championships New York City, United States 8th 13.32
AAA Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 4th 13.20
1992 US Olympic Trials/US Championships New Orleans, United States 17th (qf) 13.51
1996 US Olympic Trials/US Championships Atlanta, United States 17th (qf) 13.28
(#) Indicates overall position in quarterfinal (qf) or semifinal (sf) round


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jacqueline Humphrey Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 28, 2017. 
  2. ^ "A History of the Results of the National Championships". Track and Field News (archive). Retrieved 10 April 2018.