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 6’5? (1.95 metres)
 207 pounds (94 kg)
Place of Birth:
 Trelawny, Jamaica
Date of Birth:
 21 August 1986
Place of Residence:
 Kingston, Jamaica

World Records

100m – 9.58 seconds
 Berlin, 2009
200m – 19.19 seconds
 Berlin, 2009
4x100m – 36.84 seconds
 London, 2012

Olympic Gold Medals

100m – 9.69 seconds
 Beijing, 2008
100m – 9.63 seconds
 London, 2012
200m – 19.30 seconds
 Beijing, 2008
200m – 19.32 seconds
 London, 2012
4x100m – 37.10 seconds
 Beijing, 2008
4x100m – 36.84 seconds
 London, 2012

World Champion- ship Gold Medals

100m – 9.58 seconds
 Berlin, 2009
200m – 19.19 seconds
 Berlin, 2009
200m – 19.40 seconds
 Daegu, 2011
4x100m – 37.31 seconds
 Berlin, 2009
4x100m – 37.04 seconds
 Daegu, 2011

World Junior Records

200m – 19.93 seconds
 Kingston, 2002

World Junior Champion- ship Gold Medals

200m – 20.61 seconds
 Kingston, 2004

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November 5, 2012 – 12:42 pm |

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September 17, 2012 – 2:32 pm |

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Kris Kelli

September 16, 2012 – 9:09 pm |

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September 10, 2012 – 8:14 pm |

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September 9, 2012 – 5:35 pm |

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September 8, 2012 – 2:34 am |

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Warren Weir

September 8, 2012 – 2:14 am |

Warren Weir (born October 1989) is a Jamaican sprinter, who specialises in the 200 metres. He was the bronze medallist in the event at the 2012 London Olympics, helping Jamaica sweep the medals. He set …