Michael Blackwood

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Birthday
29, 1976
Birthplace
Jamaica
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1976 (age 43)
Birthplace
Jamaica

About

Jamaican sprinter who won the gold medal in the 4x400m relay at the Indoor World Championships in 2003. He was named 2002's Jamaica Sportsman of the Year.

Before Fame

He first gained attention at the 2000 Olympic Games, where he finished second in the 4x400m relay.

Trivia

His gold medal at the Indoor World Championships came as a result of the previous gold medalist, Jerome Young, admitting to doping during the contest, thus promoting Blackwood's silver medal to gold.

Family Life

His sister, Catherine Scott, is an Olympic silver medalist.

Associated With

He and Jeremy Wariner are both IAFF Continental Cup champions.