Cayman sprinter smashes personal best

| 09/07/2012

135217_full (250x300).jpg(CNS): One of Cayman’s Olympic hopefuls placed himself among the contenders for the 100 metre title this weekend when he smashed his personal best in Madrid and joined the world’s international elite sprinters in the sub-ten club. Kemar Hyman of the Cayman Islands ran a personal-best 9.95 seconds to win the 100 meters in the Madrid Meet on Saturday, his team told CNS. The 23-year-old from George Towan was aided by a strong but legal tailwind, broke the record for the Spanish capital meet after smashing his own best time of 10.27 seconds set last year. World champion Yohan Blake’s 9.75 is the season’s best going into the London Olympics.

 

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  1. Fan says:

    This is truely an amazing achievment – well done Kemar, you join a very elite group of athletes !!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10-second_barrier

     

  2. Anonymous says:

    Awesome and go for gold, we’re proud of you and will be cheering you and all our olympic athletes on.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Sub 10 seconds. World class!

  4. Anonymous says:

    Best of luck Kemar, it is so nice to read a story about a young person doing something positive in their life. We'll all be watching you.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Keep up the good works Kemar, I have watched you since Primary School days and I always thought Maxwell was going to be the one, but little brother supreme..LOL!  Keep striding to be the best at whatever you desires.

  6. noname says:

    Great work Kemar, that jamaican blood continues to drive Sprint Nation!!! We need more like you to bridge the divide and inspire both our nations (Cayman/Jamaica).

    Hope you make it to at least the finals. Then maybe the Caribbean can claim all 8 lanes…

  7. Anya says:

    Keep up the Fab work Kemar! 

  8. Anonymous says:

    So proud of you Kemar. Congratulations and blessings for the upcoming Olympics. May you soar to new heights.

  9. John says:

    Congrats Kemar YES YOU CAN!

  10. Anonymous says:

    YOU MAKE US PROUD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. Anonymous says:

    Congrats! Peaking nicely for the Olympics.

  12. Anonymous says:

    From a little Island of 50000 people this is an awesome acomplishment. Congratulations Kemar , I have not met you personally, but I send best wish for the olympics and no matter the outcome as a Caymanian to the bone i will be proud of you.