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Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica

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Check out this extensive list of Olympic athletes born in Jamaica, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Jamaica have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics, as most athletes will never be chosen to represent their countries. These are the most prominent people from Jamaica who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal.

While these popular Jamaica Olympians were born in Jamaica, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. The list you're viewing is made up of athletes like Usain Bolt, Tessa Sanderson, Patrick Ewing, and many more.

If you enjoyed this list of best Olympic athletes from Jamaica, head on over and check out this list of most popular German Olympic athletes.

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Aleen Bailey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 38
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Angella Issajenko is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Arthur Wint is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
Dec. at 72 (1920-1992)
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Asafa Powell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 36
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Atlee Mahorn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 53
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Ben Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 57
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Bert Cameron is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 59
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Beverly McDonald is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Brigitte Foster-Hylton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Catherine Scott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Cydonie Mothersille is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Danny McFarlane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Davian Clarke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Debbie-Ann Parris-Thymes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Delloreen Ennis-London is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Deon Hemmings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 50
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Devon Morris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 58
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Don Quarrie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 68
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Donovan Bailey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Donovan Powell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
Donovan Powell age 47
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Dwight Thomas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 38
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George Rhoden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 92
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Germaine Mason is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
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Grace Jackson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 57
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Greg Haughton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica
age 45