List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Canada and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian 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 Canada is included when available.
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Aaron Brown is a Canadian sprinter, of Jamaican and Barbadian descent, who specialises in the 100 and 200 meters. ...more
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Akeem Haynes is a Canadian sprinter. Born in Jamaica, he moved together with his family to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories at age 7 before his family moved to Calgary when he was 10. Haynes qualified as a member of Canada's 4 × 100 m relay at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. ...more
Birthplace: Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica
Alex Genest is a Canadian middle distance and long-distance runner. He qualified for the 2012 London Olympics in the 3000 metre steeplechase with an A standard and a first place finish at the 2012 Canadian Olympics field & Track in Calgary. ...more
Birthplace: Shawinigan, Canada
Brianne Theisen-Eaton is a Canadian track and field athlete who competes in the heptathlon and women's pentathlon. She is an Olympian from London 2012 and holds the Canadian record for the indoor pentathlon with a score of 4768 points. Theisen-Eaton is a heptathlon silver medallist from the 2013 World Championships, and a pentathlon silver medallist from the 2014 World Indoor Championships. She is the first and only Canadian woman to podium in the multi-events at the World Championships. A national junior champion in 2006, she took the heptathlon gold medal at the Pan American Junior Championships the following year. She enrolled at the University of Oregon and broke a number of school ...more
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canadasee more on Brianne Theisen-Eaton