Tag: Top the best runner (page 1 of 1)


The Caribbean is a sport nation when people love and play sports in their daily life as if compulsory job in one day. This is the reason why the local have longer lifespan than people in other nations. Because they play sports hard, many people immerse to professional career naturally. They have ever dominated the international ranking of many sports.

One of the most successful game in Caribbean is athletics. 

In this article, we continue to share top the best players of this nation in running. They have become legends of the Caribbean when scarifying talent and frame to the world. 

From the former article, we refer two big runners: Mijain Lopez and Usain Bolt. Now, we checklist other players.

3, Shelly

She was a little women but her talent made impressive for anyone.

She was a pro runner of Jamaica. Thanks to her achievements, Jamaica has been well-known as a great nation about athletics.

During her career, she has ever reached six medals in three Olympic Game, especially they owned two golds in Olympics 2008 at Beijing and Olympic 2012 at London for the 100 meters type. 

Furthermore, she has also owned nine medals at some World Championship. This is the most professional competition about running. 

The fact, she was voted four times for the international ranking about the 100 meters.

4, SilvioCator

He was considered as the best athlete in Haiti, as well a symbol of the Caribbean.

he joined the first Olympic Game in 1914 at Paris. Although his record was only ranked the 12nd position, he expressed confidently and sociably with all players.

Coming the second Olympic Game in 1918 at Amsterdam, he reached good achievement at 7.58 meters for long jumping. Finally he won the silver medal. Then, he continued to break new record at the same year.

He was deserved to become a great athelte of Haiti. Nowadays, there is a national stadium named after his name as memory about his talent.

Top the best runners in the Caribbean (Part 1)

The Caribbean is well-known with the great number of athletics in the world. The fact that they own a wide range of excellently formidable runners. Furthermore, the local also love running in their daily life.

In this article, we will collect top runners in the Caribbean which is our proposal based on their awards and records in all international and domestic running competitions.

1, Usain Bolt

He is a great athlete in Jamaica. He is admired by his talent and contribution beyond the racetracks to the society and running community.

Firstly, about his achievement. He was voted as the best sprinter all the time when he had eight titles in Olympics which was the biggest competition in the world. The fact, he had three times to reach champions in the Olympics summer, five times in the Olympic winter and 11 world crowns. Furthermore, he also broke the records in 100 meters with 9.58 seconds and 200 meters with 19.19 seconds.

Secondly, he impacted his ability to develop the earlier athletics of the Caribbean strongly and successfully.

2, Mijain Lopez

He is a great runner in Cuba. Even, it’s reasonable to consider that he is the best athlete all the time in this nation. It’s suitable when referring him like this.

Mijain Lopez had impressive performance with his stature and corpulence. He always expressed strongly and powerfully when he joined any competition. This was the reason why he could win five crowns, two titles in Pan American games and three Olympics awards in consecutive seasons from 2008 to 2016. These achievements were considered as the man of this decade and the history of running.

Besides his pro career, he also was one of great leader of division. He contributed his talent to general growth of national running team.