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Olympics Fact

Published:Sunday | August 7, 2016 | 8:00 AM

Herb McKenley was the first Jamaican to win a medal in the men's 100 metres at the Olympic Games. McKenley captured a silver medal in the event at the 1952 Games in Helsinki, Finland. In a very close race, the first four past the line were awarded the same hand-time - 10.4 seconds.