Ashley Kelly

Ashley Kelly – British Virgin Islands

Date of Birth: 25 March 1991
Age: 27
Sport: Athletics – Track
Event: 400m

Ashley Kelly is a sprinter specializing in the 400m who also competes in the 200m. Ashley’ previously made her Commonwealth Games debut in the 400m at Glasgow 2014 where she went through to the semi-finals.

An alumna of the University of Illinois where she was an All American athlete, Ashley ran 51.63 at the Tru Fit Miami Invitational in July 2017 to qualify for the IAAF World Championships and also broke her own national record of 52.29, which she set at the 2016 Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Track and Field Championships in the Virgin Islands. Ashely advanced to the Worlds semi-finals with a time of 52.70 seconds after placing third in her heat.

Ashley was the flag bearer at Rio 2016 where she made her first Olympic Summer Games appearance competing in the 200 meters.

Coach: Joey Scott

200m (PB 23.69 indoor and 23.17 outdoor)
23.17 (2nd place) Florida Relays
23.98 (1st place) St. Georges, OECS Championship
23.45 (2nd place) Aliann Pompey Invitational, Miami
23.52 (3rd place) Leonora, Guyana
400m (PB 53.01 indoor and 51.63 outdoor)
52.97 (2nd place), Canada51.63 National Record (1st place) Aliann Pompey Invitational, Miami51.92 Leonora, Guyana 52.70 (3rd in heat) London – World Championship

Personal Best
400 meters – 51.63 (National Record)