Kemar Hyman

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Kemar Hyman
Personal information
Nationality  Cayman Islands
Born (1989-10-11) 11 October 1989 (age 25)
George Town, Cayman Islands
Residence Tallahassee, Florida
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Sport Running
Event(s) 100 metres, 200 metres
College team Florida State Seminoles
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m: 9.95 (Madrid 2012)
200 m: 20.82 (Cullowhee 2010) 60m: 6.56 (Alabama 2012)
Updated on 12 December 2014.

Kemar Hyman (born 11 October 1989) is a Caymanian sprinter of Jamaican descent. He graduated from Florida State University with an Economic Degree. Whilst competing for Florida State University he became the 2012 ACC indoor and outdoor champion and placed third at the 2012 indoor NCAA championships. Hyman is the national record holder in the 100 and 200 metres. Kemar holds the 60m record with Olympian Kareem Street-Thompson in 6.56[1]

Hyman first represented the Cayman Islands at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics 100 metres he also became an Olympian at the 2012 London Games.

He is a native of George Town, Cayman Islands.

Personal bests[edit]




Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Cayman Islands
2005 CARIFTA Games (U17) Bacolet, Trinidad and Tobago 7th 100m 11.17 (wind: +1.5 m/s)
4th 200m 22.51 (wind: -1.0 m/s)
Pan American Junior Championships Windsor, Ontario, Canada 6th 4x100m relay 41.49
World Youth Championships Marrakesh, Morocco 2nd (h)1 100m 10.80 (wind: +0.6 m/s)
7th (sf) 200m 22.00 (wind: +1.2 m/s)
2006 CARIFTA Games (U20) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 6th 100m 10.79 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
3rd (h)2 200m 22.33 (wind: +1.0 m/s)
5th 4x100m relay 41.58
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U20) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 4th (h) 100m 10.80 (wind: +1.3 m/s)
4th 200m 21.37 (wind: +1.4 m/s)
3rd 4x100 m relay 40.79
World Junior Championships Beijing, China 18th (sf) 100m 10.81 (wind: -0.4 m/s)
19th (sf) 200m 21.54 (wind: -1.0 m/s)
18th (h) 4x100 m relay 40.92
2007 CARIFTA Games (U20) Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands 6th 100m 10.61 (wind: +1.2 m/s)
2nd 200m 21.10 (wind: +0.7 m/s)
6th 4x100 m relay 41.90
Pan American Junior Championships São Paulo, Brazil 7th (sf) 100m 10.73 (wind: +0.4 m/s)
5th 200m 21.51 (wind: +0.9 m/s)
NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 12th (h) 100m 10.71 (wind: -1.9 m/s)
4th 4x100 m relay 40.01
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 8th 100m 10.79 (wind: -0.8 m/s)
4th (h) 200m 21.81 (wind: +0.4 m/s)
2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships La Habana, Cuba 10th (h) 100m 10.42 (wind: +0.0 m/s)
200m 12th (h) 21.23 (wind: +0.5 m/s)
5th 4x100 m relay 39.54
World Championships Berlin, Germany 59th (h) 100m 10.59 (wind: -0.2 m/s)
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd (h)3 100m 10.40 (wind: -0.9 m/s)
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 4th (h)2 100m 10.16 (wind: +1.5 m/s)
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 100m DQ
2014 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 18th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.76
10th (h) 4x200 m relay 1:24.91
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 6th (sf) 100m 10.31 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
5th (h) 4x100 m relay 40.50
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 6th (h) 100m 10.78 A (wind: +0.4 m/s)
2015 NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 5th 100m 10.21 (wind: -0.1m/s)
World Championships Beijing, China 38th (h) 100 m 10.32

1: Disqualified in the semifinal.
2: Did not show in the semifinal.
3: Disqualified in the final.


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