Kelly-Ann Baptiste

Kelly-Ann Baptiste Kelly-Ann Baptiste

Sprinter

From Tobago's most historic village of Plymouth, hails one of our most outstanding female athletes, in the person of Kelly Ann Baptiste.

She is the first Tobagonian and only the second national in the history of the Carifta Games to win both the 100m and 200m events at the same meet.

She is the first Trinidad and Tobago female sprinter, to win a medal in a global track meet; this occasion being the 100m event at the World Youth Championships held in Canada, 2003.

National Junior Record holder 100m (11.17 sec) and 200m, member of the National Team that set the national junior record 4x100m (44.44), Mexico, 2004, 4th Place, World Junior Championships, Italy, 200m, girls under 20 2004, NCAA Regional Champion 200m (22.73), 2006, Penn Relays co-record holder 100m, (11.10), 2006, NCAA Indoor Championships 60m winner - 2008, NCAA Outdoor Championship 100m winner 2008.

 

Trivia Q & A » Q. How many gold medals did the USA win? A. The U.S. world champions were LaShawn Merritt (400m), Kerron Clement (400m hurdles), (men's 4x400m relay), Dwight Phillips (long jump), Christian Cantwell (shot put), Trey Hardee (decathlon), Allyson Felix (200m), Sanya Richards (400m), (women's 4x400m relay), and Brittney Reese (long jump).

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