Ian Morris (athlete)

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Ian ("Frinty") Morris (born 30 November 1961 in Siparia) is a retired male track and field athlete from Trinidad and Tobago who specialized in the 400 metres. A former soccer player for the Siparia Angel in South Trinidad, he did not take up athletics until the age of 23. He occasionally ran the 200 metres, and even competed in the 800 metres at the 1987 World Indoor Championships.

His personal best time was 44.21 seconds, achieved in the semi final of the 1992 Olympics. The result gives him 23rd place on the all-time performers list. At 44.21, he also holds the current Trinidad and Tobago record.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Trinidad and Tobago
1986 Central American and Caribbean Games Santiago, Dominican Republic 2nd 400 m
1987 World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, United States 4th 400 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 7th 400 m
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 400 m
1991 Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 2nd 400 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 6th 400 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 4th 400 m
7th 4 x 400 m relay
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 2nd 4 x 400 m relay
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 3rd 4 x 400 m relay
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd 4 x 400 m relay

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