Year of Birth: 1967

Category: Athlete

Year of Induction: 2009




Donovan Bailey was born in Jamaica, and moved to Oakville, Ont. as a teen. 100m Olympic Champion 1996 (Atlanta) 9.84WR. Individually, he also won Worlds 1995 and second in 1997 (both over 100m). Set indoor 50m WR (5.56A) in 1996. Won 150m “Match” race (14.99) against Michael Johnson (1997). Won silver in 100m at 1994 Francophonie Games. Won Lou Marsh Trophy and Lionel Conacher award in 1996. Was in integral member of the 4x100m relay teams from 1994-1997 that won everything.