13 November 1977 |
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
|Event(s)||60 metres, 100 metres|
|College team||TCU Horned Frogs|
He competed at the 2000 Olympic Games, reaching the semi-finals in the 100 m and finishing fourth in the 4 × 100 metres relay as part of the Jamaican team which broke the national record. He also competed in the 100 m at the 2001 World Championships, dropping out at the heat stage, and in the 60 m at the 2003 World Indoor Championships, where he reached the semi-finals.
He is the brother of Michael Frater who holds the world record in the 4 × 100 m relay event. He stated that Lindel "is like the biggest influence in my life in terms of track and field. He was there before anyone else and I looked up to him".
Frater successfully defended his 100 m title at the CARIFTA Games, winning in 10.50.
Running for Tarleton State, Frater won the 100 m at the NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships, posting 10.37 into a -1.2 m/s headwind. He received All-American awards for the 100 m and 200 m. He won the Lone Star Conference Championship in the 100 m and 200 m, setting school records of 10.12 and 20.58 respectively and was awarded the title of Lone Star Conference Most Outstanding Track Athlete.
At the Sydney Olympics, Frater finished eighth in the first semi-final, running 10.43. Frater ran the first leg of the 4 × 100 m relay, his team setting a new National Record of 38.27 in the semi-final. In the final he ran the first leg and the team set another new National Record of 38.20 but finished fourth.
Frater was the 100 m Jamaica National Champion.
End of career
|55 metres||6.24||Reno, Nevada, United States||24 February 2001|
|60 metres||6.61||Colorado Springs, United States||12 February 1999|
|100 metres||10.07||Durham, North Carolina, United States||2 June 2000|
|200 metres||20.66||Shizuoka, Japan||3 May 2003|
- Lindel Frater Biography and Statistics. Sports-reference. Retrieved on 2009-03-17.
- Biographies Frater Lindel. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-03-17.
- Frater, little but tallawah. Sports Jamaica (2005-08-17). Retrieved on 2009-03-17.
- CARIFTA Games Under 20 list
- Results NCAA Division II Championships
- Tarleton Award Winners
- 2000 NCAA Division I Indoor results
- 2000 NCAA Division I Outdoor Friday results
- 2000 NCAA Division I Outdoor Saturday results
- 100 m semi final Sydney Olympics
- 4x100 m semi final Sydney Olympics Archived 21 April 2005 at the Wayback Machine.
- 4x100 m relay Sydney Olympics Archived 2 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
- National Champions 100 m
- 100 m heats Edmonton World Championships Archived 15 August 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
- 60 m semi final 2003 World Indoor Championships