Elaine Thompson-Herah Talks New Coach, Injury Setbacks, Plans for Paris Olympics and More – Watch Interview

Jamaican female sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah says she’s “confident” and eyeing a successful Olympics this year, despite being injured for the “past two years”. The double-double champion outlined in a newly released interview that she is currently working towards winning another double at the Olympics, to set a new record.

According to Thompson-Herah, “training is going good so far,” she also outlined that she’s trying to be “humble and patient” as she waits on her time to shine on the track and return to the top of the sport. She also talked briefly about working with a new coach and trying to be as healthy as possible going into the games.


The interview was done by Athletics Weekly and shared on Instagram Friday night, the caption of the post reads, “My setbacks make me a better person and my comeback is always bigger and better than before.”

The caption continues, “In an exclusive interview with five-time Olympic champion @fastelaine, she looks forward to “being back on top again” 🇯🇲 @fastelaine has been injured for the last couple of years but she now gets excited for the Olympic year with a new coaching set up 💥.”

Elaine Thompson-Herah is the first woman to win gold in 100m and 200m, ‘double double’ at the two different Olympic Games. Elaine currently holds the 100m record in the Olympics with a time of 10.61 which was set at the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Thompson-Herah is now preparing for the 2024 Summer Olympics which will be the XXXIII Olympiad aka Paris 2024. The international multi-sport event is scheduled to take place in a few months, from the 26th of July to the 11th of August.

Watch the interview below:

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