Michael Green (sprinter)

Michael Green (born 7 November 1970 in Trelawny) is a retired Jamaican sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres. Michael Green attended William Knibb Memorial High and graduated in May 1989 where he dominated the 100m. Green's nickname at William Knibb was 'Roach'. After graduating from William Knibb as the fastest male in 1989, Green was awarded a scholarship to attend Clemson University. Michael Green and 100m World Record setting sprinter Usain Bolt are former students at William Knibb Memorial High School.

His personal best time is 10.02 seconds, achieved in April 1997 in Knoxville, TN. With 6.49 over the 60 metres during the 1997 indoor season he was the world top performer that year, together with Ato Boldon and Randall Evans.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 6th 4 × 100 m relay
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 2nd 100 m
4th 4 × 100 m relay
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 7th 100 m
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 2nd 60 m


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