Cleopatra Borel

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Cleopatra Borel
Personal information
Born (1979-03-10) March 10, 1979 (age 38)
Plaisance, Mayaro, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 89 kg (196 lb)
Country  Trinidad and Tobago
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot Put
Updated on 9 January 2015.

Cleopatra Borel (from 2005 until 2010 Borel-Brown; born 10 March 1979) is a female shot putter from Plaisance, Mayaro, Trinidad and Tobago.[1][2][3][4][5] Her personal best throw is 19.42 metres, achieved in July 2011 at the Paris Diamond League Meeting.[6] She has a personal best of 19.48 metres on the indoor track, achieved in February 2004 in Blacksburg.

Personal bests[edit]

Event Result Venue Date
Shot put 19.42 m France Paris Saint-Denis 8 Jul 2011
Hammer throw 51.28 m United States Baltimore, Maryland 5 May 2001
Shot put 19.48 m United States Blacksburg, Virginia 14 Feb 2004


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Trinidad and Tobago
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 4th 16.27 m
NACAC Under-25 Championships San Antonio, Texas, United States 2nd 16.46 m
2003 Central American and Caribbean Championships St. George's, Grenada 2nd 17.79 m
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 6th 17.23 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 11th (q) 18.19 m
Olympic Games Olympia, Greece 10th 18.35 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 8th 16.24 m
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 2nd 18.05 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 18th (q) 17.31 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 8th 17.59 m
Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 3rd 17.87 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 3rd 18.33 m
2007 NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 1st 17.53 m
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3rd 18.22 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 18th (q) 17.29 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 5th 18.66 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 7th 18.47 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 1st 18.10 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 17th (q) 17.96 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 4th 18.50 m
2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 3rd 17.98 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 13th (q) 17.99 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 11th (q) 18.31 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st 18.76 m
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st 19.00 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 13th 17.62 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 2nd 18.46 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 12th (q) 18.36 m
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 1st 17.56 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 14th (q) 17.84 m
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 2nd 18.57 m
Continental Cup Marrakech, Morocco 5th 18.68 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 1st 18.99 m A
2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 1st 18.67 m
World Championships Beijing, China 12th 17.43 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 4th 18.38 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7th 18.37 m

Personal life[edit]

Borel graduated with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2002.[7] Three years later, Borel married her college sweetheart Balvin Brown. The couple currently lives in Blacksburg, Virginia [8] Cleopatra Borel returned to Trinidad in 2012 after the London Olympic Games, where she trained for the 2016 Games in Rio.


  1. ^ Finisterre, Terry (28 February 2004), Focus on Athletes biographies - Cleopatra BOREL-BROWN, Trinidad & Tobago (Shot Put), IAAF, retrieved January 9, 2015 
  2. ^ UMBC's First Division I Champion, UMBC Retrievers, retrieved January 9, 2015 
  3. ^ Biography - BOREL Cleopatra, PASO, retrieved January 9, 2015 
  4. ^ Cleopatra Borel - Biography, Commonwealth Games Federation, retrieved January 9, 2015 
  5. ^ Cleopatra Borel, National Sporting Archive of Trinidad and Tobago (NSATT), retrieved January 9, 2015 
  6. ^ "Paris Meeting AREVA (FRA) 08.07.2011 - GL". Retrieved 4 November 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
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