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Famous Track And Field Athletes from Jamaica

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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.

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

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Allison Randall is a Jamaican athlete. She competed for Jamaica in the discus at the 2012... more on Wikipedia
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    Andrew Riley

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceSaint Thomas Parish, Jamaica

    Andrew Riley is a Jamaican sprinter, mainly competing in the 110 m hurdles and more recently... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Asafa Powell

    BirthplaceSpanish Town, Jamaica

    Asafa Powell, CD (born 23 November 1982) is a Jamaican sprinter who specialises in the 100... more on Wikipedia

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    Brigitte Foster-Hylton

    BirthplaceSaint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica

    Brigitte Foster-Hylton OD (born 7 November 1974 in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica) is a Jamaican... more on Wikipedia
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    Christine Day

    Christine Day

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceJamaica

    Christine Day is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. She represented... more on Wikipedia
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    Damar Forbes

    Damar Forbes

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceSaint Ann Parish, Jamaica

    Damar Forbes is a Jamaican long jumper. He has a personal best of 8.25 m . He is coached by... more on Wikipedia
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    Dane Hyatt

    Dane Hyatt

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceFalmouth, Jamaica

    Dane Hyatt is an Jamaican sprinter, competing in the 200 metres and 400 metres. In June 2012... more on Wikipedia
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    Dominique Blake

    Dominique Blake

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

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    BirthplaceNew York

    Dorian Armand Scott (born 1 February 1982 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Edino Steele

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    Edino Steele is a Jamaican sprinter. He is known for winning a silver medal in the 4 x 400... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Gavin Smellie

    Age: 34

    BirthplacePapine, Jamaica

    Gavin Ramon Smellie is a Jamaican-born Canadian sprinter. He participated in the 2012 Summer... more on Wikipedia
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    Hansle Parchment

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceSaint Thomas Parish, Jamaica

    Hansle Parchment is an Jamaican track and field athlete, competing in the 110 metres... more on Wikipedia
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    Jason Morgan

    Jason Morgan

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    Jason Morgan (born 6 October 1982) is a Jamaican discus thrower. On 6 June 2015 Morgan... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Jermaine Gonzales

    BirthplaceSaint Catherine Parish, Jamaica

    Jermaine Gonzales (born 26 November 1984) is a Jamaican 400 metres runner. He is currently... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Josef Robertson

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceSaint Andrew Parish, Jamaica

    Josef Robertson is a Jamaican hurdler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    Kadene Vassell

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceSaint Thomas Parish, Jamaica

    Kadene Vassell is a Jamaican born Dutch athlete, who competes in the sprint with personal best... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Kaliese Spencer

    Kaliese Spencer

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceWestmoreland Parish, Jamaica

    Kaliese Spencer Carter (born 6 May 1987) is a Jamaican track and field athlete who... more on Wikipedia
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    Kemar Bailey-Cole

    Kemar Bailey-Cole

    Age: 28

    BirthplaceSaint Catherine Parish, Jamaica

    Kemar Bailey-Cole is a male track and field athlete from Jamaica, who mainly competes in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    BirthplaceSaint Mary Parish, Jamaica

    Kenia Sinclair (born July 14, 1980) is a Jamaican athlete competing over 800 metres. Kenia... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Kerron Stewart

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    Kerron Stewart (born 16 April 1984) is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    Kimberly Williams

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceSaint Thomas Parish, Jamaica

    Kimberly Williams is an Jamaican triple jumper.
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    Korene Hinds

    Age: 43

    BirthplaceSaint Catherine Parish, Jamaica

    Korene Hinds (born 19 October 1976) is a Jamaican long-distance runner who specializes in the... more on Wikipedia
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    Latoya Greaves

    Latoya Greaves

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    Latoya Greaves is a Jamaican hurdler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she was due to compete in... more on Wikipedia
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    Leford Green

    Leford Green

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceSaint Mary Parish, Jamaica

    Leford Green is a Jamaican track and field athlete who specialises in the 400 metre hurdles... more on Wikipedia
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    Maurice Smith

    BirthplaceSaint Catherine Parish, Jamaica

    Maurice Smith may refer to: Maurice Smith (kickboxer) (born 1961), American kickboxer and... more on Wikipedia