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  • News | Sydney 2000

    Evergreen Merlene Ottey shines in Sydney

    Despite having turned 40, Jamaican sprinter Merlene Ottey picked up two medals at Sydney 2000 to take her collection to nine in an Olympic career that ultimately spanned seven editions of the Games, a track and field record.
    15 Oct 2015 | Sydney 2000, Olympic News, Jamaica, Athletics
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    Athens 2004-Athletics-100 m-Round 2: Heat 3: OTTEY Merlene (SLO) 3rd.
    Thursday, August 19, 2004 10:00 PM | Photo
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    Athens 2004-Athletics-100 m-Round 2: Heat 3: OTTEY Merlene (SLO) 3rd.
    Thursday, August 19, 2004 10:00 PM | Photo
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    Atlanta 1996-Athletics-200m-OTTEY Merlene (JAM) 2nd, PEREC Marie-José (FRA) 1st.
    Wednesday, July 31, 1996 10:00 PM | Photo
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    Atlanta 1996-Athletics-400m-OTTEY Merlene (JAM) 2nd, PEREC Marie-José (FRA) 1st, ONYALI Mary (NGR) 3rd.
    Wednesday, July 31, 1996 10:00 PM | Photo
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    Atlanta 1996-100 m-TORRENCE Gwen (USA) 3rd, OTTEY Merlene (JAM) 2nd, DEVERS Gail (USA) 1st, TRANDENKOVA Marina
    Friday, July 26, 1996 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Merlene Ottey of Jamaica

    Merlene Ottey of Jamaica

    SYDNEY - SEPTEMBER 22: Merlene Ottey of Jamaica runs in the women's 100m heats at the Olympic Stadium during the Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia on September 22, 2000. She went on to place forth overall. (Photo by Billy Stickland /Getty Images)
    Thursday, September 21, 2000 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Merlene Ottey's Amazing Olympic Achievements | Video

    Merlene Ottey's Amazing Olympic Achievements

    Merlene Ottey was the 1st Caribbean woman to win an Olympic medal. She's the only track and field athlete to participate in 7 different Olympics, where she represented Jamaica in the first 6 and Slovenia in Athens 2004. She went on to capture a total of 9 medals (3 bronze in the 200m, 2 in the 100m, 1 in the 4x100m relay, and silver in the 100m, the 200m and the 4x100m relay). Merlene Ottey (JAM, SLO) - Athletics - Moscow 1980, Los Angeles 1984, Seoul 1988, Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004
  • News | Olympism in Action Forum

    #UnitedBy Diversity - Carrie Russell

    Carrie Russell is a member of Jamaica’s first-ever female bobsleigh team. Originally a track and field athlete, Russell competed in bobsleigh at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 and is now committed to bringing diversity to the sport. 
    17 Aug 2018 | Olympism in Action Forum, Women in Sport
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