The Bahamas. The ‘Golden Girls’ quartet of Sevatheda Fynes (lead-off), Chandra Sturrup (backstretch), Pauline Davis (3rd leg) and Debbie Ferguson (anchor) clocked 41.95 secs. at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, beating Jamaica (42.13) and the US (42.20).
Who was the 1st European sprinter to go below 10 secs in the 100m?
He’s Linford Christie of Britain, clocking 9.96 for gold at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. At 32 years old, Christie became the oldest Olympic 100m champion by four years.
Which two Jamaican sprinters won Olympic gold running for another country?
First was Linford Christie for the United Kingdom (1992, Barcelona, Spain) and then Donovan Bailey, representing Canada (1996, Atlanta, US). Bailey also won gold as the anchor in the 4x100m relay.