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Bajan Olympians

Stadium during the 1st Olympic Games in 1896.

The series will also highlight the Barbados Olympians over the 10 Olympiads in which we have competed.


XVIV Olympiad — Mexico City, 1968

Athletics: Ezra Burnham (deceased), Hadley Hinds

Cycling: Colin Forde, Kensley Reece, Richard Roett (deceased), Michael Stoute

Shooting: Milton Tucker (deceased)

Swimming: Angus Edghill

Weightlifting: Anthony “Mango” Phillips (deceased)

XV Olympiad — Helsinki 1952

Cycling: Ken Farnum (competed as a member of the Jamaican team)

XVII Olympiad — Rome 1960

Athletics: James Wedderburn (competed as a member of the West Indies team in the 4×400 metre relay, winning a bronze medal)

XX Olympiad — Munich 1972

Athletics: Freida Nicholls, Marcia Trotman, Lorna Forde, Barbara Bishop, Heather Gooding, Caspar Springer, Clifford Brooks

Cycling: Orlando Bates, Hector Edwards, Kensley Reece

Shooting: Cavour Morris (deceased), Milton Tucker (deceased)

Weightlifting: Anthony “Mango’ Phillips (deceased)

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