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Jeffery Gibson looking for redemption this season | 10th Year Seniors
After he surged to the forefront of Bahamian track and field in 2015, national record holder in the men's 400 meters (m) hurdles Jeffery Gibson failed to capitalize on that success in 2016, as he was hampered by injury, and had a disappointing showing at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Gibson said he suffered a torn labrum in a practice session in London, England, just before the Müller Anniversary Games meet, and had only a few weeks to prepare for the Olympics. Although he tried to "gut it out", Gibson's performance showed that he wasn't at full strength at the games. He finished eighth in his heat of the event in 52.77 seconds, and failed to move on to the next round - a far cry from the 48.17-second national record he set at the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Beijing, China. Along with the injury, Gibson said that a number of off-the-track distractions hindered his performance last season as well. "This year could have