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Top Caribbean Athletes STILL GOING STRONG after London 2012 Olympics

Updated on August 24, 2017
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Ms. Vincent is an M.B.A graduate, Business Consultant and health, wellness & natural healing enthusiast, who reads a lot on those subjects.

Caribbean Athletes BEYOND London 2012 Olympics

22 of the recorded total of 204 countries that took part in the London 2012 Olympics were Caribbean countries.

Although there were many talented Caribbean athletes, in this lens (article) I will highlight only 4 of those tremendously talented athletes in order to introduce you to some amazing Caribbean sporting talent. 1 of these Caribbean athletes is a Grenadian and 3 are Jamaicans. All of whom are from humble beginnings and have shone internationally despite developing world challenges.

The splendour of our female Caribbean athletes cannot be taken lightly. 2 of those 4 athletes I am showcasing are females.

These athletes have continued to do great things internationally since the 2012 London Olympics. So I will be providing you with updates of their accomplishments to date in Track & Field.

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Star No. 1: KIRANI JAMES (nicknamed 'The Jaguar')

Nationality: Grenadian

Date of Birth: 1 September 1992

Event: Men's 400 metres

Athletic Accomplishments:

At age 18, Kirani won Gold in the Men's 400 metre Sprint at the 2011 IAAF World Champions in Daegu, Korea clocking a time of 44.60 seconds.

He has ranked No. 1 in five (5) other 400 meter events between 2010 and 2012, scoring his best official time of 44.36 seconds at the 2011 Diamond League in Zurich, Switzerland where he won Gold.

At age 15, he won Silver in the 400m World Youth Championships clocking 45.70 seconds which was considered the fastest time ever run by a youth in that event. He also won two (2) Gold medals in the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Italy; one in the 200m and the other in the 400m boys.

2013 UPDATE: Kirani James sets new 400m record in Ostrava, Czech Republic

2014 UPDATE: Kirani James wins IAAF Diamond League 400m in record time of 43.74 seconds.

Kirani James vs Lashawn Merritt 43.74 Lausanne 2014

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Star No. 2: USAIN BOLT (nicknamed 'Lightening Bolt' )

Nationality: Jamaican

Date of Birth: 21 August 1986

Event(s): Men's 100 metres, Men's 200 metres, Men's 4x100 metre relay


Athletic Accomplishments:

Usain made his debut into the world of international athletics in 2004 at the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. He won 3 Gold medals in the 2008 Olympic Games; Men's 100 metres, 200 metres and 4x100 metre relay. The first 2 were World Record's.

Besides these 3 Gold medals he has won 29 other official 100m and 200m races between 2007 and 2012 at World Championships, Grand Prix, Super Grand Prix, World Challenge, Golden League and Diamond League.

He also won 2 Silver medals in the 2007 World Championships in Osaka Japan in the 200m and 4x100m relay and another Silver medal in the 2010 Diamond League's Men's 100m in Sweden.

His fastest official times in the 100m and 200m are 9.58 seconds and 19.19 seconds, respectively, which he both clocked in Berlin, Germany during the 2009 World Championships.

He has received several awards including the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award in 2008, 2009 and 2011, an honorary degree from the University of the West Indies and the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year in 2009 and 2010.

2013 UPDATE:

Usain Bolt Crowned 2013 Male World Athlete of the Year!

Usain Bolt wins the 100M with a blistering 9.77 at the 14th IAAF World Championships in Moscow.

2014 UPDATE: Usain Bolt to run at 53rd Ostrava Golden Spike meeting - the historic IAAF World Challenge meeting

"Lightening Bolt" Sets a New 100m Olympic Record at London 2012 Olympics! 9.63 seconds - ...and a NEW World Record!

Star No. 3: SHELLY-ANN FRASER-PRYCE

Nationality: Jamaican

Date of Birth: 27 December 1986

Event(s): Women's 100 metres, Women's 200 metres, Women's 4x100 metre Relay

Athletic Accomplishments:

Shelly-Ann won Gold at the Beijing 2008 Olympics with a time of 10.78 seconds in the Women's 100m. Sprint.

To date, she has officially won 12 Gold medals, 9 Silver medals and 3 Bronze at various international championships including World Championships (2007, 2009 & 2011), Grand Prix (2008 & 2009), Super Grand Prix (2008 & 2009), World Challenge (2010, 2011 & 2012), Golden League (2009) and Diamond League (2010, 2011 & 2012).

Her fastest recorded 100m time is 10.73 seconds at the World Championships in Berlin, Germany. In 2010, she became the first Jamaican to be honoured with a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador of Peace award.

2013 UPDATE: Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce Crowned 2013 World Athlete of the Year!

2014 UPDATE: Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce wins 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships 60m Gold Medal in Sopot.

60m Women Final - Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce - Sopot 2014

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Star No. 4: VERONICA CAMPBELL-BROWN

Nationality: Jamaican

Date of Birth: 5 May 1982

Event(s): Women’s 100 metres, Women’s 200 metres, Women’s 4x100 metre Relay

Athletic Accomplishments:

Veronica shot to fame in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece when she won Gold medal in the Women’s 200m and became the first woman from Jamaica to win Gold in a sprint race at the Olympic Games.

Between 2000 and 2012, she has officially won 19 Gold medals, 15 Silver medals and 2 Bronze at various international championships including World Championships (2005, 2007, 2009 & 2011), Grand Prix (2008 & 2009), Super Grand Prix (2008 & 2009), World Challenge (2010, 2011 & 2012), Golden League (2009) and Diamond League (2010, 2011 & 2012). Five (5) of those medals are from Olympic Games – 3 Gold (2004 & 2008), 2 Silver (2000) and 1 Bronze (2004).

Her fastest recorded 200m time is 21.74 seconds at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China where she won Gold. Veronica’s official 100m best was 10.76 seconds at the 2011 World Challenge in Ostrava, Czech Republic. In 2011, she was honoured as the Jamaican Athletic Administrative Association's Female Athlete of the Year.

2013 UPDATE: Veronica Campbell-Brown wins 200M At New York Adidas Diamond League

2014 UPDATE: Nothing to report so far.

Women's 200m - Veronica Campbell Brown ADIDAS GRAND PRIX - and Highlights of the 2012 London Olympics

Caribbean Men Vs. Caribbean Women

Who Will Take Home More Medals?

London 2012 Olympic Update!!!

The Caribbean completed Olympic competition at the London 2012 Olympics with an impressive Olympic medal count of 18 - 7 Gold, 4 Silver and 7 Bronze; the highest amount won in any Olympic event since the first Olympics in 1896.

SHELLY-ANN FRASER-PRYCE made Jamaica and the Caribbean proud when she won Gold in the Women's 100m at the London 2012 Olympics, in a time 10.75 seconds, on Saturday, August 4th. This was also a momentous occasion for the Caribbean, since it was the FIRST medal won by the Caribbean at the London 2012 Olympics. This was the 2nd Olympic Gold medal for the 25 year old in the Women's 100m; the first Olympic Gold being won back in 2008 in Beijing, China. Shelly-Ann also won an Olympic Silver medal in the Women's 200m on Wednesday, August 8th in a time of 22.09 seconds, which was a personal best for her. Not quite satisfied with her medal count, she secured her 3rd Olympic medal at the London 2012 Olympics when she and her country women (Veronica Campbell-Brown, Schillonie Calvert and Samantha Henry-Robinson) won Olympic Silver in the Women's 4x100m Relay in a time of 41.41 seconds.

Her Jamaican countrywoman - the 30-year old VERONICA CAMPBELL-BROWN - won a Bronze medal in a time of 10.81 seconds in the same event (Women's 100m), making it the Caribbean's second medal at the London 2012 Olympics. Veronica and her country women won Olympic Silver in the Women's 4x100m Relay in a time of 41.41 seconds on Saturday, August 11. This was Veronica's 2nd Olympic medal at the London 2012 Olympics and her 7th overall Olympic medal! She won 1 Olympic Gold medal in Beijing in 2008, 2 Olympic Gold medals and 1 Olympic Bronze medal in Athens in 2004 and 1 Olympic Silver medal in Sydney in 2000.

Well USAIN BOLT has done it again - 3 GOLD medals in the Olympics! The 25 year old 'bolted' pass his competitors and won his 4th overall Olympic Gold medal on Sunday, August 5th at the London 2012 Olympics. This Gold win was in the Men's 100m in a time of 9.63 seconds; 0.06 seconds faster than his first Olympic Gold in the Beijing 2008 Olympics where he clocked 9.69 seconds. Then on Thursday, August 9th, Usain produced another stellar performance capturing his 2nd Olympic Gold medal in the Men's 200m in a time of 19.32 seconds. Leaving spectators all over the world astonished, Usain and his countrymen (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Yohan Blake) won Olympic Gold in the Men's 4x100m Relay in a New World Record time of 36.85 seconds on Saturday, August 11; the previous world record time was set in 2011 at 37.04 seconds. This brought Usain's total Olympic medal count up to 6 Olympic GOLD medals!

Since the start of the Summer Olympics in 1896 in Athens, Greece, Grenada nor any of the other Eastern Caribbean islands (Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent) have ever won an Olympic medal. So KIRANI JAMES made Grenada and the Eastern Caribbean extremely proud when, on Monday, August 6th, he won a Gold medal in the Men's 400m at the London 2012 Olympics in a time of 43.94 seconds. This is the first Olympic Gold medal for the 19 year old, Kirani James, and a first for Grenada and the Eastern Caribbean in 116 years!

LAZARO ALVAREZ ESTRADA did Cuba and the Caribbean proud when he won his 1st Olympic Bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics in Men's Bantamweight boxing. He performed admirably all through from Round 16 where he beat the USA's Joseph Diaz 21-15 to the Quarter finals where he beat Brazilian, Robenilson Vieria de Jesus 16-11. He put up a good fight against Ireland's John Joe Nevin but was beaten 14-19 and had to settle for Bronze. A considerable feat though for the 21 year old.

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

YOHAN BLAKE's performance at the London 2012 Olympics was nothing short of brilliant. The 22-year old Jamaican won 1 Olympic Gold and 2 Olympic Silver medals, in the Men's 4x100m Relay, Men's 100m and Men's 200m, respectively.

The 19-year old KESHORN WALCOTT stunned spectators with his throw of 84.58m in the Men's Javelin Throw, winning his 1st ever Olympic Gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics. It was stunning since this Trinidadian is little known in this European dominated sport.

Have you been to an Olympic Game? How was it? Going to London 2012 Olympics?

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      Heidi Vincent 3 years ago from GRENADA

      @lesliesinclair: I agree with you, Papier! Thanks for visiting.

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      lesliesinclair 3 years ago

      I loved watching them compete - such grace and strength.

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      Heidi Vincent 4 years ago from GRENADA

      @Loretta L: This 2nd post put a smile on my face, Lovelifelaughter. I am glad you came back. Have a super fantastic weekend and week ahead!

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      Heidi Vincent 4 years ago from GRENADA

      @Loretta L: You are definitely one of the lucky ones Lovelifelaughter. I can feel your excitement in what you have written here. Thanks for visiting and sharing on your Olympic experience.

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      Loretta Livingstone 4 years ago from Chilterns, UK.

      Oh dear, I just realised this is the second time I visited your lens, and commented. Sorry, but I'm glad I ended up back here because I must have forgotten to like it the first time. And I do like it. Again, haha.

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      Loretta Livingstone 4 years ago from Chilterns, UK.

      I went to two sessions of the London Olympics! It was awesome. I love the Olympics and had already written a book about them, having experienced the excitement in situ I also wrote a lens about my experiences. I had the time of my life. And I got to see Usain Bolt and Kirani James run the heats. I also got to see some of Britain's top athletes. I could talk about it all day.

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      Heidi Vincent 4 years ago from GRENADA

      @gregs411: Thanks for sharing Gregs411! You were one of the lucky ones to be there.

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      gregs411 4 years ago

      Loved the Summer Olympics and the Caribbean athletes were amazing.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @Totus Mundus: Thanks TotusMundus! Like you I had to watch it on TV. Thanks for visiting and sharing and have a blessed weekend.

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      Totus Mundus 5 years ago

      Nice lens celebrating the Caribbean athletes. I didn't attend the games, but saw a lot on tv.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @anonymous: Thanks for another visit and your support of my lenses cmoneyspinner.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Terrific snapshots of great moments in Olympics history! This lens found its way to my Pinterest board. http://pinterest.com/pin/183943966001684283/

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @Loretta L: Thanks Lovelifelaughter for visiting and sharing your very enviable position at the Olympics :)) I felt all the excitement of your Olympic experience in your comments. Good for you! I had to be content with TV but our local station provided good coverage. Have a wonderful week!

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      Loretta Livingstone 5 years ago from Chilterns, UK.

      I watched The Bolt and The Jaguar LIVE at London 2012! Fantastic athletes! Sadly I had to watch The Mobot (Britain's very own Mo Farah) on TV. I was so inspired by the Olympics I wrote a book about it.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @anonymous: Thanks Tipi! I have never been to one but our local TV station provided excellent coverage so we didn't feel we needed to be there. Don't lose hope though. You never know. You may just get to go to one when you least expect it! :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Congratulations to the Caribbean for excellence by their world class athletes in the 2012 Olympics, they were a joh to watch...on TV for me. I've never attended the Olympic games probably will never get to do that but do enjoy watching the best in the world compete.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @im1337mi: Thanks im1337mi for visiting and commenting. Like you I was unable to go but our local TV station provided excellent coverage. Have a blessed week.

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      im1337mi 5 years ago

      Didn't make it to London, but sounds like it was great! Thanks for sharing all this info. Liked!

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @GiraSole: Maybe next time Girasole. Thanks for visiting and sharing.

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      GiraSole 5 years ago

      I have been in London 4 times but not a the time of Olympics game.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @anonymous: Hope your dream comes true soon berryluv. Thanks for visiting.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I've never been to an Olympic game, i intend to see one but not this year

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @Jan 1980: Thanks for visiting and commenting Jan. Have a blessed week.

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      Jan 1980 5 years ago

      Bolt is big and very fast athlete , i like him very much

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @chinchilla-cages: Indeed it is chinchilla-cages. Thanks for visiting and commenting

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      chinchilla-cages 5 years ago

      It's fantastic for smaller nations to be able to produce the best of the best against the larger and richer ones.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @thebestnewsales: Maybe next time around thebestnewsales. Thanks for visiting and commenting.

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      thebestnewsales 5 years ago

      Wish it was a top 20 list

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @syreviews: Thanks for visiting and commenting syreviews. You're very welcome.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @anonymous: Yes karmicchristian. He's lightening indeed. Thanks for visiting and commenting.

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      syreviews 5 years ago

      Very interesting read. Thanks for liking my lens, by the way :-)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Never been to Olympics... The Lightning Bolt is the top draw without a doubt!

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @coolmon2009 lm: Thanks coolmon2009. Indeed we had a fair amount of Caribbean countries but not much exposure. The medal standing of the Caribbean raised it's visibility somewhat though based on the new "per capita" medal rating being given to countries. Thanks for visiting and sharing

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      coolmon2009 lm 5 years ago

      Nice lens, I didn't know that many countries were in the 2012 Olympics.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @Carashops: Indeed! Thanks for visiting CaraShops.

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      Cara 5 years ago

      Inspirational!

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @mihgasper: Yes mihgasper, Kirani is an amazing young man. Thanks for visiting and sharing our joy. Have a great weekend.

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      Miha Gasper 5 years ago from Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU

      I have seen only few of events, but enjoyed the most of the sprints and Caribbean athletes were amazing. Kirani James was biggest surprise for me. Thumbs up!

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @Merstarr: Thanks for the visit Merstarr.

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      Merstarr 5 years ago

      Great lens :)

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @anonymous: I agree with you TeamSTM. I am excited about 2016. Thanks for visiting.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      These were some really Amazing Games and I can't wait to see 2016!! ;D

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @mariaamoroso: Really? Isn't he phenomenal? Thanks for visiting and sharing Irenemaria.

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      irenemaria 5 years ago from Sweden

      I have never been there personally - but I like to watch it on TV. They sent a documentary about Bolt in Swedish TV =)

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @sukkran trichy: Indeed! Every West Indian was proud. Thanks for visiting and BLESSING this lens sukkran.

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      sukkran trichy 5 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      yes, caribbeans did well in this olympics. especially usain bolt. what an unbelievable performance.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @puppyprints: Yes puppyprints. I know it but I am still always excited and amazed when I see him run. Great testimony to how God has bestowed gifts and talents to each of us.

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      puppyprints 5 years ago

      USAIN BOLT is Fast !I was amazed when I saw it on TV

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @JohnTannahill: Yes JohnTannahill. I must say that from my television view the British crowd was very supportive of our Caribbean athletes. Yes T&T won 4 medals in all - 1 Gold and 3 Bronze. All good! Thanks for visiting and sharing. I didn't feel disadvantaged by not going because we had very good TV coverage and I was in the comfort of my living room :))

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      John Tannahill 5 years ago from Somewhere in England

      It's all over now and no, I didn't go. It seemed that the Caribbean athletes got a lot of support from the British crowds, especially the Jamaicans. They had a bit of a home from home advantage. Great achievements though, and good stuff from Trinidad an Tobago as well.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @TTMall: Thanks TTMall for visiting and complimenting my lens. Thank you for taking the time to read about the accomplishments of our Caribbean athletes who beat many odds to accomplish feats such as these have done. Have a blessed week.

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      TTMall 5 years ago

      This is a great lens, it's very informative! Thank you for sharing, I learned something new here.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @musicofgrenada: Me too. Thanks for visiting my lens musicofgrenada.

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      musicofgrenada 5 years ago

      Proud of the accomplishments of our Caribbean athletes.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @Nightlife-Author: Thank you indiannightlife and thanks for visiting.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @Michey LM: Yes they are and we also had some other exceptional performers from Grenada, Trinidad, Dominican Republic and Cuba. Thanks for the visit and BLESSINGS!

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      Nightlife-Author 5 years ago

      Best of luck to all the athletes

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      Michey LM 5 years ago

      Jamaicans are very good athletes. Great lens Blessings!

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @squid-pinkchic18: Thanks for visiting and sharing Pinkchic18. I also love gymnastics. It is lovely to watch.

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      squid-pinkchic18 5 years ago

      I haven't been to the olympics but they are very fun to watch. My favorites are the gymnastics, it's so fun to watch them fly and flip like crazy!

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @anonymous: Thanks for visiting and commenting CarlThomp.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @WriterJanis2: Me too! Thanks WriterJanis for visiting.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @ItayaLightbourne: Thanks for your recognition of their talents ItayasDesigns. I am gunning for them all. Thanks for visiting and commenting.

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @DuaneJ: Yes Duane, Usain is phenomenal. Thanks for visiting.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      My favourite is Usain Bolt and I think he is the Caribbean #1 hopeful

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      I would love to attend the Olympics.

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      Itaya Lightbourne 5 years ago from Topeka, KS

      They are all such amazing athletes it is hard to pick a favorite! :)

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      DuaneJ 5 years ago

      Usain Bolt is a favorite of mine!

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @Camden1: Like you Camden I wish I could go to the Olympics. Where there is life there is hope. Thanks for your best wishes for our Caribbean athletes. Have a blessed week.

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      Camden1 5 years ago

      I wish I could go to the Olympics - maybe someday! I love watching the Olympics. Good luck to your Caribbean athletes!

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      @Mary Crowther: Yes MareeT watching the olympics is always a lovely experience as we witness such talented athletes from all around the world. Thanks for visiting and placing the 1st comment. Have a blessed week.

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      Mary Crowther 5 years ago from Havre de Grace

      I am enjoying the Olympics so far and now I know to look out for these fine athletes!