Bert Cameron

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Birthday
16, 1959
Birthplace
Jamaica
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1959 (age 58)
Birthplace
Jamaica

About

A silver medalist at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, this champion 400-meter sprinter won gold at the 1983 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland, as well as at the 1982 Central American and Caribbean Games and Commonwealth Games.

Before Fame

In his first international competition -- the 1978 Commonwealth Games -- he assisted his Jamaican national team in securing a silver medal.

Trivia

In 1981, 1982, and 1983, he was designated Jamaica's Sportsperson of the Year.

Family Life

He spent his youth in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

Associated With

He and fellow Jamaican sprinter Michael Blackwood both won gold in 4x400m relay events at the World Championships.