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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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Allison Randall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Allison Randall age 30 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.

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Andrew Riley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Andrew Riley age 29 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.

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Asafa Powell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Asafa Powell age 35 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. ...more

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Brigitte Foster-Hylton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Brigitte Foster-Hylton age 43 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 ...more

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Christine Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Christine Day age 31 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 ...more

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Damar Forbes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Damar Forbes age 27 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. ...more

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Dane Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Dane Hyatt age 34 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 ...more

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Dominique Blake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Dominique Blake age 31

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Dorian Scott is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Dorian Scott age 36 Dorian Armand Scott is a Jamaican shot putter. His personal best is 21.45 meters, achieved in March 2008 in Tallahassee, Florida. This is also the Jamaican record. Scott attended Seton Hall ...more

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Edino Steele is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Edino Steele age 31 Edino Steele is a Jamaican sprinter. He is known for winning a silver medal in the 4 x 400 metre at the 2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships; and for his controversial failed appearance on the ...more

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Gavin Smellie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Gavin Smellie age 31 Gavin Ramon Smellie is a Jamaican-born Canadian sprinter. He participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 4x100m relay with teammates Jared Connaughton, Oluseyi Smith and Justyn Warner. In ...more

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Hansle Parchment is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Hansle Parchment age 27 Hansle Parchment is an Jamaican track and field athlete, competing in the 110 metres hurdles. Hansle is a student of Psychology at the University of the West Indies, Kingston and won a gold ...more

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Jason Morgan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Jason Morgan age 35 Jason Morgan is a Jamaican discus thrower. On May 12, 2012, Morgan achieved the Jamaican record in the discus throw. He won the silver medal at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games. He ...more

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Jermaine Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Jermaine Gonzales age 33 Jermaine Gonzales is a Jamaican 400 metres runner. He is currently being coached by Glen Mills and Bertland Cameron. He had a successful start to international athletics in the young age ...more

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Josef Robertson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Josef Robertson age 30 Josef Robertson is a Jamaican hurdler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 400 metres hurdles. He competed at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and the World Championships in ...more

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Kadene Vassell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Kadene Vassell age 29 Kadene Vassell is a Jamaican born Dutch athlete, who competes in the sprint with personal best times of 11.67 seconds at the 100 m and 23.49 seconds at the 200 m event. Vassell won the silver ...more

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Kaliese Spencer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Kaliese Spencer age 30 Kaliese Spencer is a Jamaican track and field athlete who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles. She has finished fourth at both the 2009 World Championships in Athletics and the 2011 World ...more

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Kemar Bailey-Cole is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Kemar Bailey-Cole age 26 Kemar Bailey-Cole is a male track and field athlete from Jamaica, who mainly competes in the 100m. He is the 2014 Commonwealth Games 100 metres champion. He qualified for the 2012 Summer ...more

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Kenia Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Kenia Sinclair age 37 Kenia Sinclair is a Jamaican athlete competing over 800 metres. Kenia first broke onto the international scene in 2005. On June 12 Sinclair broke Inez Turner's 10-year-old record to become the ...more

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Kerron Stewart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Kerron Stewart age 33 Kerron Stewart is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres and 200 metres. She is the 2008 Jamaican national champion in the 100 m clocking 10.80s. She defeated World Champion ...more

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Kimberly Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Kimberly Williams age 29 Kimberly Williams is an Jamaican triple jumper.

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Korene Hinds is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Korene Hinds age 41 Korene Hinds is a Jamaican long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 metre steeplechase.

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Latoya Greaves is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Latoya Greaves age 31 Latoya Greaves is a Jamaican hurdler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she was due to compete in the Women's 100 metres hurdles but did not start due to injury. Greaves achieved much success in ...more

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Leford Green is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Leford Green age 31 Leford Green is a Jamaican track and field athlete who specialises in the 400 metre hurdles and 400 metres. He is an alumnus of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Maurice Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Maurice Smith age 37 Maurice Smith is a decathlete from Jamaica. He competed for Auburn University. He represented his native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, finishing in 14th place. He broke ...more

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Melaine Walker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Melaine Walker age 35 Melaine Walker O.D is a Jamaican 400 metres hurdler. Walker is the former Olympic 400 m hurdles champion. She holds the Olympic record of 52.64, set at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and her time of ...more

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Michael Frater is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Michael Frater age 35 Michael Frater O.D is a sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres event. He won a silver medal at the 2005 World Championships and a gold medal at the 2003 Pan American Games for the event. He ...more

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Nesta Carter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Nesta Carter age 32 Nesta Carter OD is a Jamaican sprinter, who specializes in the 100 metres event. Carter has been successful as part of the Jamaican 4 x 100 metres relay team, taking gold and setting successive ...more

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Nickiesha Wilson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Nickiesha Wilson age 31 Nickiesha Wilson is a female hurdler from Jamaica. She competes in the 100 m hurdles and the 400 m hurdles. Currently her 100 m hurdles personal best is 12.79 achieved at Szczecin, Poland in ...more

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Novlene Williams-Mills is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Novlene Williams-Mills age 35 Novlene Hilaire Williams-Mills, née Novlene Hilaire Williams, is a track and field athlete who competes internationally for Jamaica. She won the bronze medal medal in the 400 metres at ...more

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Richard Phillips is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Richard Phillips age 35 Richard Phillips is a sprinter from Jamaica. Phillips competed in the 110 metres hurdles at the 2004, 2008 and the 2012 Summer Olympics. He also competed at the 2009 World Championships in

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Riker Hylton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Riker Hylton age 29 Riker Hylton is an Jamaican sprinter, competing in the 400 metres. Riker Hylton won a bronze medal as part of the Jamaican team in the 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2011 World Championships ...more

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Rosemarie Whyte is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Rosemarie Whyte age 31 Rosemarie Whyte is the 2008 Jamaican national 400m champion. She represented Jamaica at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

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Roxroy Cato is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Roxroy Cato age 29 Roxroy Cato is a Jamaican athlete specialising in the 400 metres hurdles. He placed 5th in his Heat in a time of 49.03s at the 2012 Olympics.

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Rusheen McDonald is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Rusheen McDonald age 25 Rusheen McDonald is a Jamaican sprinter, competing at the 2012 Summer Olympics. At the Olympics, Rusheen is in the 400 metres and 4 x 400 metres relay. Rusheen qualified for the 2012 Summer ...more

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Samantha Henry-Robinson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Samantha Henry-Robinson age 29 Samantha Henry-Robinson is a Jamaican sprinter. She won a silver medal in the 4x100 relay at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where she competed in the heats but not the final. Henry-Robinson ...more

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Schillonie Calvert is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Schillonie Calvert age 29 Schillonie Calvert is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. She made the 4x100 relay team for Jamaica as a reserve for the 2011 World Championships in Athletics in Daegu and the ...more

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Shelly-Ann Fraser is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Shelly-Ann Fraser age 31 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, OD is a Jamaican track and field sprinter. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Fraser-Pryce ascended to prominence in the 2008 Olympic Games when at 21 years old, the relatively ...more

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Shereefa Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Shereefa Lloyd age 35 Shereefa Lloyd is a Jamaican sprinter, who specializes in the 400 metres. She attended and competed for Texas Tech under coach Wes Kittley. At the 2007 World Championships Lloyd won a bronze ...more

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Shericka Williams is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Shericka Williams age 32 Shericka Williams is a Jamaican sprinter and former student of St. Elizabeth Technical High School. Together with Novlene Williams, Ronetta Smith and Lorraine Fenton she won a silver medal in 4 ...more

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Shermaine Williams is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Shermaine Williams age 28 Shermaine Williams is a Jamaican hurdler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 100 metres hurdles. She is an alumnus of Johnson C. Smith University.

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Sherone Simpson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Sherone Simpson age 33 Sherone Simpson is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. She is a gold medalist in the 4 x 100 m relay from the 2004 Olympics and silver medalist in 2005 World ...more

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Traves Smikle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Traves Smikle age 25 Travis Smikle is a Jamaican athlete. He competed for Jamaica in discus at the 2012 Summer Olympics. In 2013 Smikle tested positive at doping test. His suspension was provisionally lifted by the ...more

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Trecia-Kaye Smith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Trecia-Kaye Smith age 42 Trecia-Kaye Smith is a Jamaican athlete competing mainly in triple jump.

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Usain Bolt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Usain Bolt age 31 Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, CD, is a Jamaican sprinter. Widely regarded as the fastest person ever, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic ...more

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Veronica Campbell-Brown is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Veronica Campbell-Brown age 35 Veronica Campbell-Brown C.D is a Jamaican track and field sprint athlete, who specializes in the 100 and 200 meters. A seven-time Olympic medalist, she is the second woman in history to win two ...more

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Warren Weir is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Warren Weir age 28 Warren Weir is a Jamaican sprinter, who specializes in the 200 metres. He was the bronze medallist in the event at the 2012 London Olympics, helping Jamaica sweep the medals. In 2013 at the ...more

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Yohan Blake is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
Yohan Blake age 28 Yohan Blake, is a Jamaican sprinter of the 100-metre and 200-metre sprint races. He won a gold medal at the 100 m at the 2011 world championships as the youngest 100 m world champion ever, and a ...more