Merlene Ottey 

Jamaican Sportswoman


Fanclub member Joanne Simpson has written a book titled 
"The Jamaican Woman. A Celebration"
Among others the book naturally also features Merlene Ottey. 
You can order the book by clicking on the book cover.


Major Jamaican Honours

1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995: 
            Jamaican Carreras Foundation Sportswoman of the Year.

Conferred the Order of Distinction for "services in the field of sport" by Jamaican Cabinet.

Designated a roving ambassador of Jamaica after her World Championship gold.


Photos from the Jamaican Trials 2000

Merlene walking the track

Merlene on the second day of the Trials

Merlene Ottey with unknown girl

Merlene Ottey and Deon Hemmings


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