Merlene Joyce Ottey - Jamaican Athlete (Sprinter)

by Noel

Merlene Joyce Ottey

Merlene Joyce Ottey

Merlene Ottey is may 'famous and favourite Jamaican'.


A daughter of jamaica from the cold hills of Hanover, the same parish of birth for Alexander Bustamante; one of independent Jamaica's founding father.

She is unfortunately called the bronze queen, however she may have ran in more Olympics than any other athlete!

A true athlete who has stand her grounds among some serious challenges and grace the medal podium with a proud Jamaican smile.

She has taken the Jamaican name to such international level.

She now lives and competes for Slovenia - a country in South Central Europe.

Merlene Joyce Ottey is one of the very iconic role model to today's crop of Jamaican female sprinters.

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