Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica

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.

List features people like Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser.

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

    Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
    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.
  • Andrew Riley

    Andrew Riley

    Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica
    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.
    • Birthplace: Spanish Town, Jamaica
    Asafa Powell, CD (born 23 November 1982) is a Jamaican sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres. He set the 100 metres world record twice, between June 2005 and May 2008 with times of 9.77 and 9.74 ...more
    • Birthplace: Saint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica
    Brigitte Foster-Hylton OD (born 7 November 1974 in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica) is a Jamaican 100m hurdler. She was the World Champion over 100m hurdles in 2009. Like fellow Jamaican hurdler Delloreen ...more
  • Christine Day

    Christine Day

    Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Jamaica
    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 ...more
  • Damar Forbes

    Damar Forbes

    Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
    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 ...more