Jamaica’s sprinting tradition or evolution can be traced back almost 60 years, since 1952 when the quartet of Herb McKenley, George Rhoden, Arthur Wint and Les Laing set the stadium in Helsinki on fire by breaking the world record in the 4x400m relay. The country’s performance reached a zenith at the 29
Olympiad and elicited responses of shock and disbelief.
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