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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 30
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
age 36
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
age 44
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 32
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 28
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 35
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 32
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Dorian Scott is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica
age 37
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 32
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 32
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 28
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 36
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
age 34
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 31
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 30
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 31
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 27
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
age 38
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
age 34
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 30
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 42
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 32
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 32
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
age 38
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