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Yvonne Mai Graham

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Yvonne Mai-Graham

Yvonne Mai-Graham (née Grabner) (born 22 August 1965 in Annaberg-Buchholz, Saxony) is a retired female middle distance runner who specialized in the 1500 metres.

Under her maiden name of Yvonne Grabner, she first came to prominence in 1983 competing for East Germany, winning a bronze medal at the 1983 European Junior Championships. Later, she married fellow East German athlete, Volker Mai. While competing as Yvonne Mai, she won a bronze medal at the 1989 World Indoor Championships. She competed for East Germany until 1990 and then a United Germany. In 1993 she married Jamaican 400 m hurdler Winthrop Graham and obtained Jamaican citizenship. She holds the Jamaican national records for 1500 metres, mile, 3000 metres and 5000 metres.

Personal bests

  • 1500 metres - 4:01.84 min (1995)
  • One mile - 4:22.97 min (1990)
  • 3000 metres - 8:37.07 min (1995)
  • 5000 metres - 15:07.91 min (1995)
  • 800 metres - 1:58.32 (1990)
  • References

    Yvonne Mai-Graham Wikipedia