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Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica

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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Jamaica, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Jamaica and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Jamaica. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Jamaican track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Jamaica is included when available.

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This historic track and field athletes from Jamaica list can help answer the questions "Who are some Jamaican track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from Jamaica?" These prominent track and field athletes of Jamaica may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Jamaican track and field athletes.

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    Allison Randall

    Allison Randall is a Jamaican athlete. She competed for Jamaica in the discus at the 2012 Summer Olympics. In 2013 June Randall tested positive at doping test taken at Jamaican trials.more

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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Track and field athlete
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    Andrew Riley

    Andrew Riley is a Jamaican sprinter, mainly competing in the 110 m hurdles and more recently 100 metres. He went pro signing with Puma SE shortly after his collegiate career.more

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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica
    • Profession: Track and field athlete
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    Asafa Powell, CD is a Jamaican sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres. He held the 100 metres world record between June 2005 and May 2008, with times of 9.77 and 9.74 seconds respectively. Powell has consistently broken the 10-second barrier in competition, with his personal best of 9.72 s being the ...more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Spanish Town, Jamaica
    • Profession: Track and field athlete
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    Brigitte Foster-Hylton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
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    Brigitte Foster-Hylton O.D is a Jamaican 100m hurdler. She was the World Champion over 100m hurdles in 2009. Like fellow Jamaican hurdler Delloreen Ennis-London she was not a successful hurdler until 2000, when she lowered her personal best by 65/100. Having improved greatly, she finished 8th at the ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Saint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica
    • Profession: Track and field athlete
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    Christine Day

    Christine Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
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    Christine Day is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. She represented Jamaica at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the individual 400m and in the 4x400 metre relay. Day was eliminated in the semifinals of the individual 400m but she and teammates Rosemarie Whyte, Shericka Williams and ...more

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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: Jamaica
    • Profession: Track and field athlete
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    Damar Forbes

    Damar Forbes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
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    Damar Forbes is a Jamaican long jumper. He has a personal best of 8.25 m . He is coached by former world champion Dwight Phillips. He competed in the long jump event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. and at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea. He was the silver medallist at the 2011 Central ...more

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    • Age: age 25
    • Birthplace: Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
    • Profession: Track and field athlete
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    Dane Hyatt

    Dane Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
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    Dane Hyatt is an Jamaican sprinter, competing in the 200 metres and 400 metres. In June 2012 Hyatt won the Jamaica Olympic trials 400m in a new personal best of 44.83 to qualify for the Jamaican team for the 2012 Summer Olympics, beating Rusheen McDonald and Jermaine Gonzales. In the 2012 Olympics Dane ...more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Falmouth, Jamaica
    • Profession: Track and field athlete
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    Dominique Blake

    Dominique Blake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Track and field athlete
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