Famous Track And Field Athletes from Canada

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

    Aaron Brown (born 27 May 1992) is a Canadian sprinter who specialises in the 100 and 200 meters. He won an Olympic bronze medal as part of Canada's 4 x 100 m relay team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Brown has also won two medals as part of Canada's relay teams in the 4 x 100 m at the 2013 and 2015 World Championships in Athletics.
    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
  • Akeem Haynes

    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.
    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica
  • Alex Genest

    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.
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Shawinigan, Canada
  • Brianne Theisen-Eaton
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    Brianne Theisen-Eaton (born 18 December 1988) is a Canadian retired track and field athlete who competed in the heptathlon and women's pentathlon. She won the bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Theisen-Eaton holds the Canadian record for the heptathlon with 6,808 points, as well as the indoor pentathlon with a score of 4768 points. Theisen-Eaton is a heptathlon silver medallist from the 2013 World Championships and 2015 World Championships, as well as a pentathlon silver medalist from the 2014 World Indoor Championships. She is the first and only Canadian woman to podium in the multi-events at the World Championships. Theisen-Eaton is the reigning Commonwealth Games champion in the ...more
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
  • Cameron Levins

    Cameron Levins is a Canadian long-distance runner from Campbell River, British Columbia. He won the bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the 10,000 m. Levins also competed in the 2012 London Olympics.
    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Campbell River, Canada
  • Crystal Emmanuel

    Crystal Emmanuel is a Canadian track and field athlete who specialises in the 200 metres. She competed in the 200m event at the 2012 Summer Olympics, but was eliminated in the semi-finals. At the 2013 World Championships in Athletics, she competed in the 200m event but was eliminated in the heats after being disqualified for a lane infringement.
    • Age: 31
    • Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada