Ramone McKenzie

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Ramone McKenzie
Personal information
Nationality  Jamaica
Born (1990-11-15) 15 November 1990 (age 26)
St Catherine, Jamaica
Residence Kingston Jamaica
Height 6.2
Weight 190
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) 100 metres, 200 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

100m: 10.10 s (Clermont 2012)
200m: 20.54 s (Kingston 2012)

400m: 46.62 s (Kingston 2008)

Ramone McKenzie (born 15 November 1990) is a Jamaican sprinter who specialises in the 100 and 200 metres. He turned professional on 2 November 2009, now being trained by American coach Lance Brauman.[1] He is also a young entrepreneur who owns multiple small business for example Di Cave Purified water , Foodiezja Catering and Several others.

Career[edit]

He started his international career at the 2006 CARIFTA Games in the youth category (U-17) winning an individual silver medal in 200 metres, and two gold medals as member of the 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams.[2][3][4] He was part of the Jamaican team at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics and participated in the 200 metres, but did not make it into the quarterfinals.

Personal best[edit]

Distance Time venue
100 m 10.10 s Clermont, Florida (19 May 2012)
200 m 20.54 s Kingston, Jamaica (30 June 2012)
400 m 46.62 s Kingston, Jamaica (14 March 2008)

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
2006 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 2nd 200 m 21.56   (0.0 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 41.39
1st 4x400 m relay 3:18.44
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-17) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 200 m 21.17   (1.6 m/s)
1st 400 m 47.59
1st 4x100 m relay 40.83
1st 4x400 m relay 3:17.05
World Junior Championships Beijing, China 6th 4×400m relay 3:08.28
2007 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands 1st 200 m 20.58   (0.7 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 39.47
1st 4x400 m relay 3:07.10 CR
World Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 1st 200 m 20.67   (-0.2 m/s)
3rd Medley relay (100m x 200m x 300m x 400m) 1:52.18
2008 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis 2nd 200 m 20.33 w   (5.2 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 39.80
1st 4x400 m relay 3:09.71
World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 20th (sf) 200 m 21.60   (-0.1 m/s)
1st (h) 4x400 m relay 3:09.17
(only in heat)
2009 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia 2nd 200 m 21.60 w   (2.3 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 40.05
World Championships Berlin, Germany 29th (h) 200 m 20.97   (-0.7 m/s)
2010 NACAC U23 Championships Miramar, Florida, United States 4th 200m 20.94 (wind: +2.8 m/s) w
2nd 4x100m relay 39.36
4th 4x400m relay 3:10.71
2012 NACAC U23 Championships Irapuato, México 11th (h) 100m 10.46 (wind: 1.2m/s) A
5th 200m 20.75 (wind: -0.5m/s) A
3rd 4x100m relay 39.67 A

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jamaican teenage sprinter Ramone McKenzie goes pro". World-Track and Field. 6 November 2009. 
  2. ^ AthleCAC - Results Service - Servicio de Resultados. XXXV Carifta Games 2006, CariftaG Les Abymes FRA, 15-17 Apr 2006, AthleCAC - CACAC, retrieved 11 February 2012 
  3. ^ Carifta Games Championships, Guadeloupe, Hosted at the Stadium, April 15-17, 2006, C.F.P.I. Timing & Data Inc., retrieved 11 February 2012 
  4. ^ World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH") - CARIFTA Games 2006, retrieved 11 February 2012 

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