Profile On Jamaican Olympians


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@ = Deceased., * = Retired, ? = Inactive

********** World Rank: Track & Field News, yearly rating of athletes.**********


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Adamson, Derrick - Born: in St. Mary
Olympic: 1984-Mar. 52/1988-Mar. 84
School: Rowan U.
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Antonio, Nils - Born:
Olympic: 1996-Mar. 104
School:
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Ayre, Sanjay- Born: 6/19/80
Olympic: 2000
School: XLCR, Auburn
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Beckford, James - Born: 1/09/75 in St. Mary
Olympic: 1996-LJ 2, 2000-LJ 14/2004
School: Blinn
World Rank:

Event 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
LJ 2 2 2 3 3 3
TJ 6          

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Blackwood, Michael - Born: 8/29/76 in Portland Cottage, Clarendon
Olympic: 2000/2004
School: Vere, Oklahoma
World Rank:

Event 2002
400M 2

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*Blake, Dennis - Born: 9/06/70
Olympic: 1996-400m 34,
School: Steths
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Bolt, Usain - Born: 8/21/86 in Sherwood Content, Trelawny
Olympic: 2004
School: Willianm Knibb Memorial,
World Rank:

Event 2005 2007
200M 4 2


Comments:World Senior 100M, Junior and Youth 200M Record holder
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Brown, Omar - Born: 6/21/82 in Albert Town, Trelawny
Olympic: 2000
School: Albert Town, Barton, Arkansas
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*Bradford, Colin - Born: 5/30/55 in St. Catherine
Olympic: 1976-200m 7, 1980-200m 21, 1984
School:Vere, USC
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*Brooks, Victor- Born: 5/24/41
Olympic: 1968-LJ 15
School: Mannings
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*Burgher, Lennox - Born: 3/17/47
Olympic: 1968-TJ 30,
School: St. Jago,  Nebraska
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*Cameron, Bertland "Bert" -Born: 11/16/59 in St. Catherine
Olympic: 1980/1984/1988-400m 6,
School: St. Jago, UTEP
World Rank:

Event 1980 1981 1982 1983 1986 1990
400M 8 2 1 1 7 9

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Campbell, Michael - Born: 9/11/78
Olympic: 2004
School: Ardenne,
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Campbell, Trevor - Born: 7/24/54
Olympic: 1972
School: Kingston College, USC
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Clarke, Davian - Born: 3/30/76 in St Catherine.
Olympic: 1996/2000/2004
School: Kingston College, U. Miami
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*Clayton, Welselley - Born: 9/25/38
Olympic: 1964-LJ 19, 1968-LJ 23,
School: Knockalva, USC
World Rank:

Event 1965
LJ 9

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*Daley, Alfred - Born: 11/18/49
Olympic: 1972/1976-400m 27,
School: Morgan St.
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*Davis, Anthony - Born: 1952
Olympic: 1980
School: Kingston College High, CAST
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*Davis, Howard - Born: 4/27/67
Olympic: 1988-400m 12,
School: Calabar, Central Arizona
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*Davis, Michael - Born:
Olympic: 1980,
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*Dyce, Byron - Born: 3/27/48
Olympic: 1968-800m 30, 1500 36, 1972-800-30, 1500 46
School: NYU
World Rank:

Event 1969
800 8

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*Dyce, Trevor - Born:
Olympic: 1968
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*Edwards, Norman "King Frog" - Born: 9/24/62
Olympic: 1984-100m 14,
School: George Tech
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*Estick, Richard - Born:
Olympic: 1956-200m 48,
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?Fagan, Seymour - Born: 12/30/67
Olympic: 1988
School: St. Jago, Central Arizona St., Auburn
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*Faulknor, Chris - Born: 11/12/62
Olympic: 1988
School: Abilene Christian U
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*Forbes, Clifton - Born: 2/18/46
Olympic: 1968-400m 18.
School: Kingston Tech, Nebraska
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Foreman, Paul - Born: 1/25/39 in Kingston
Olympic: 1960
School: t
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Foster, Robert - Born: 7/12/70
Olympic: 2000
School: Fresno St
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Frater, Lindel - Born: 11/13/77 in Trelawny
Olympic: 1996/2000
School: Wolmers, Tarlson St, TCU
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Frater, Michael - Born: 10/06/82 in Trelawny
Olympic: 12004
School: Wolmers, TCU
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*Fray, Michael - Born: 9/23/47
Olympic: 1968-200m 7,1972-100m 5,
School: STATHS, U. Arizona, USC
World Rank:

Event 1968
200M 10

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*Gardner, Keith A St H.- Born: 6/09/29
Olympic: 1956-100m 30,1960-5f/1964
School: Calabar, Michigan
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Event 1958 1960
100M 8  
200M 6  
110H 5 8

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Gardner, Neil -Born: 8/12/74
Olympic: 1996
School: Wolmers, Michigan
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Gordon, Leon - Born: 7/01/74
Olympic: 1996
School: Vere, Texas Tech
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*Graham, Trevor - Born: 8/20/63
Olympic: 1988, 1992
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*Graham, Winthrop - Born: 1/17/65
Olympic: 1988, 1992
School: Steths, Central Arizona St.
World Rank:

Event 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1997 1998
400H 9 6 3 4 4 2 3 6 6 7 4

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*Gray, Kenneth - Born: 1/01/62 in Kingston
Olympic: 1984
School: Kingston Coll., U. Florida
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*Green, Michael - Born: 11/07/70 in Trelawny
Olympic: 1996
School: William Knibb, Clemson,
World Rank:

Event 1995 1996
100M 10 8

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Griffiths, Dean - Born: 1/27/80
Olympic: 2004
School: Kingston College, George Mason
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Griffiths, Steve- Born:
Olympic: 1984
School:
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Guy, Gawain - Born: 1/28/62
Olympic: 1984- 800m 38,
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*Haisley, Ernest Leighton Oliver- Born: 6/20/37 in St. Catherine
Olympic: 1956-HJ 16,
School: St. Jago, Illinois
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*Hamilton, Owen- Born: 4/21/59 in Clarendon
Olympic: 1980-800m 11, 1984-800m 21,
School: Clarendon Coll., Ranger Jr Coll., U. Texas
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*Hardware, Richard- Born: 12/04/50
Olympic: 1972-200m 16
School: XLCR, Adelphi
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Comments: Deceased fifteen years ago - 4/14/08
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*Harvey, Ray- Born: Guatemala
Olympic: 1964/1968
School: Kingston Coll., Nebraska
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Haughton, Gregory "Greg" - Born: 11/10/73 in St. Mary
Olympic: 1996/2000
School: Excelsior, Central Arizona, George Mason
World Rank:

Event 1995 1999 2000 2002
400M 4 10 6 2

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*Headley, Lynsworth "Lynn"- Born: 4/07/43 in Kingston
Olympic: 1964-100m 12,
School: Kingston Coll., Nebraska
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Comments: Son of the great Cricketer George Headley
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*Henry, Dennis - Born in Kingston :
Olympic:1980
School: Kingston Coll, Odessa, Texas
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Comments: Deceased several years ago 4/14/08
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Hoilette, Rupert - Born: 6/04/46
Olympic: 1964-400m 19,
School: Kingston Coll., USC
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*Jackson, Henry - Born: 12/29/48 in Westmoreland
Olympic: 1972-LJ 26/-TJ 36,
School: Frome Tech, Kingston Coll., USC
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*Johnson, Dennis - Born: 5/06/39
Olympic: 1960-100m 14/-200m 10, 1964-100m 17,
School: Calabar, San Jose St.
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Event 1961
100M 2

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*Kerr, George - Born: 10/16/37 in Maryland, Hanover
Olympic: 1956-400m 16/1960/1964
School: Maryland Primary, Knockalva, Illinois
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Event 1959 1960 1961 1962 1964 1966
400M 2 6 8 3    
800M 3 3 3 7 4 8

Comments:Sports Man of the year
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*Khan, Lawrence "Larry" - Born: 6/14/43
Olympic: 1964-400m 12
School: Grantham Coll., Arizona St.
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*LaBeach, Byron - Born:1930
Olympic: 1952-100m 17,
School: St. George's, Morgan State
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*LaBeach, Samuel "Sam" - Born:
Olympic: 1952
School: Morgan State
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*Laing, Leslie "Les" - Born: Linstead, St. Catherine
Olympic: 1948-100m 25/200m-6,1952-200m 5.
School: Dinthill, Fresno St.
World Rank:

Event 1948 1949 1953
100M   10 9
200M 9 10 9

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*Lawrence, Albert -Born: 4/26/61
Olympic:1980/1984
School: Vere, ACU
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*Lawson, Carl - Born: 10/27/47
Olympic: 19
School: Holmwood, Idaho St.
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*Levy, Horace - Born: 8/13/49
Olympic: 1972
School: Nebraska
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*Mair, John - Born: 11/20/63
Olympic: 1988
School: Steths,
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*Martin, Roxbert - Born: 11/05/69 in St. Ann
Olympic: 1996
School: York Castle, Oklahoma
World Rank:

Event 1997
100M 9

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McDonald, Michael - Born: 3/17/75 in St. Mary
Olympic: 1996/2000
School: Vere
World Rank:

Event 1997
400M 10

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McFarlane, Danny - Born: 2/14/72 in St. Mary
Olympic: 1996/2000/2004
School: Ocho Rios High, Oklaohma
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*McKenley, Herb - Born: 7/10/22 in Pleasant Valley, Clarendon
Olympic: 1948-200m 4,/-400m 2, 1952-400m 2,
School: Calabar, Boston Coll., Illinois
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Event 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953
100M 10         3  
200M 2 5 5 2   2 5
400M 1 1 3 2 2 2 6

Comments: Deceased 2007 - 4/21/2008
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*McKenzie, Basil Levy - Born:
Olympic: 1948-100m 32,
School: Prine Anne, Jamaica Coll.
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*McNeil, Pablo - Born: 9/12/39
Olympic: 196-100m 11, 1968-100m 45,
School: Philnider Smith Coll.Pepperdine
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*Meghoo, Gregory - Born: 8/11/65 in Ewarton, St. Catherine
Olympic: 1984/1988
School: St. Jago, ACU
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*Mighty, Rudolph - Born:
Olympic: 1992
School: Jamaica Coll. High,
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*Miller, Dr. Lennox " Billy" - Born: 10/08/46 in Kingston
Olympic: 1968/1972
School: Kingston Coll. High, USC
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Event 1967 1968 1969 1971 1972
100M 3 3 3 5 7
200M 4   9    

Comments:
Occupation: Deceased two years ago - 4/21/2008
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*Morgan, Alex- Born: 12/27/72
Olympic: 1996-800 30,
School: Glenmuir, George Mason
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*Morgan, Dinsdale - Born: 11/19/72
Olympic: 1984/1988
School: Steths, U. Pittsburg
World Rank:

Event 1997
400H 7

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*Morris, Desmond- Born: 1/16/61
Olympic: 1980-HJ 25, 1984-HJ 23,
School: Kingston Coll., U. of Texas
World Rank:
Comments: Deceased several years ago 4/14/08
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*Morris, Devon - Born: 1/22/61 in Westmoreland
Olympic: 1984-400m 22,1988/1992-400m 18,
School: Frome Tech, GC Foster, Wayland Baptist U.
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*Murray, Godfrey - Born: 8/06/50 in Mt Pieler, Hanover
Olympic: 1972
School: Camperdown, U. Michigan
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*Myton, Neville - Born: 5/28/46 in Clarendon
Olympic: 1964-800m 29, 1500 39,
School: Excelsior, U. Arizona, San Jose St.
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*Newman, Seymour - Born: 5/17/53 in Manchester
Olympic: 1976-800m 9,
School: Wolmers, Houston CC, Texas Southern U.
World Rank:

Event 1977
800M 6

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*Parker, Andrew - Born: 1/11/65
Olympic: 1988 1/4f 110
School: Calabar, Nebraska
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*Peynado, Derrick - Born: 1/30/60
Olympic: 1980-400m 26
School: St. Jago, Seaton Hall
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Powell, Asafa - Born: 11/11/82 in Linstead, St. Catherine
Olympic: 2004
School: Charlemount
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*Powell, Donavan - Born: 10/31/71 in Linstead, St Catherine
Olympic: 1996/2000
School: St. Jago, TCU
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*Priestly, Leighton - Born: 1/18/51
Olympic: 1972-400m 39,1976-400m 18,
School: KC
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*Quarrie, Donald "Don" - Born: 2/25/51 in Kingston
Olympic: 1968/1972-200m 15,/1976/1980/1984-200m 13,
School: Camperdown, Nebraska, USC
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Event 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1980 1982
100M   4   4 3 2 1 6 3    
200M 4 1 10 2 2 1 1 2 5 3 10

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*Reid, Leroy - Born: 8/03/63
Olympic: 1984-200m 32,
School: Camperdown, U. Florida, TCU.
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*Rhoden, George - Born: 12/13/26
Olympic: 1948-100m 48, 1952
School: Kingston Tech, Morgan State, NYU
World Rank:

Event 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1954
200M       3 6  
400M 9 2 1 1 1 10

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*Robinson, Dr. Patrick - Born: 11/12/43
Olympic: 1964
School: Kingston Coll.
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*Rowe, Kim- Born: 12/17/52
Olympic: 1972
School: Munro, U. Michigan
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*Samuels, Mahoney - Born: 6/23/40
Olympic: 1964
School: Calabar, USC
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*Senior, Mark - Born: 12/13/63
Olympic: 1984-400m 23,
School: Steths, Arizona St
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*Smith, Andrew - Born: 1/29/64
Olympic: 1988-100m 43,
School:Camperdown, TCU
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Smith, Karl - Born: 9/15/59
Olympic: 1984
School: St Georges, Calabar, U. Texas
World Rank:
Comments: Now competing in the Masters meets.
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*Spence, Malcolm "Mal" - Born: 1/02/36
Olympic: 1956-400m 11, 1960-400m 9,/64
School: Kingston Tech, Nebraska
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*Spence, Melville "Mel" - Born: 1/02/36
Olympic: 1956-400m 8/-200m 44, 1960-4x4 B/1964
School: Kingston Tech, Arizona St.
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*Spencer, Percival - Born: 2/24/75 St. Mary
Olympic: 1996
School: St. Mary, TCU
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*Stapleton, Ian - Born: 9/06/59 in Kingston
Olympic: 1980-400m 27,
School: Kingston Coll., Texas
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*Stewart, Errol - Born 3/02/50 Kingston
Olympic: 1968/1972
School: XLCR, UTEP
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*Stewart, Raymond "Ray" - Born: 3/18/65 Kingston
Olympic: 1984/1988/1992/1996
School: Camperdown, TCU
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Event 1987 1988 1989 1991
100M 4 7 1 7
         

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Styles, Ansel - Born: Clarendon
Olympic: 1968
School: Vere, Messa CC
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*Terrelonge, Clive- Born: 6/30/69 Kingston
Olympic: 1992-800m 22, 1996-800m 38
School: Lincoln
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Thomas, Dwight - Born: 9/23/80
Olympic: 2000/2004
School: Calabar, Clemson
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Thompson, Kemel - Born: 9/25/74
Olympic: 2000/2004
School: Loughborough
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Thompson, Launcelot - Born:
Olympic: 1952
School: Cornwall Coll.,Morgan St.
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Olympic: 1964
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*Wallace, Anthony - Born: 8/07/68
Olympic: 1992-400m 36,
School: Steths, George Mason
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Wallace, Dennis - Born: 7/10/62
Olympic: 1984
School: Carlendon, U. Nebraska
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Watts, Marvin - Born: 5/12/75
Olympic: 2000-800m 21,
School: St. George's.
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Williams, Chris - Born: 3/15/72 in Manchester.
Olympic: 2000/2004
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@Wint, Dr. Arthur - Born: 5/25/20 in Plowden, Manchester.
Olympic: 1948/1952
School: Calabar, London
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Event 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952
400M   2 4 10 3 5
800M 4 3 2 5 1 2

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*Wright, Clive - Born: 11/18/65 in Dover, St. Mary
Olympic: 1988-200m 20, 1992-200m 13,
School: Kingston Tech., Bronx CC,
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Young, "Gus" Agustin - Born: 9/19/61, St Thomas
Olympic: 1984-100m 41/-200m 14,
School: Yallahs Secondary, North Carolina St. U.
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Modified June 14, 2009.
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