Role Track and field athlete
Sport Track and field
Height 1.93 m
Weight 83 kg
Name Kemar Bailey-Cole
Coached by Glen Mills
|Born 10 January 1992 (age 23) (1992-01-10) St. Catherine, Jamaica|
Personal best(s) 100 m: 9.92 (London 2015) 200 m: 20.66 (Kingston 2015)
Olympic medals Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay
Similar People Usain Bolt, Nickel Ashmeade, Nesta Carter, Jason Liver, Yohan Blake
2013 IAAF World Challenge Berlin men 100m dash - Kemar Bailey Cole edges Kim Collins in 10.04
Kemar Bailey-Cole (born 10 January 1992) is a male track and field athlete from Jamaica, who mainly competes in the 100m. He is the 2014 Commonwealth Games 100 metres champion.
- 2013 IAAF World Challenge Berlin men 100m dash Kemar Bailey Cole edges Kim Collins in 1004
- Kemar bailey cole wins in personal best 9 96 at jaaa all comers meet sportsxplorer multimedia
Kemar bailey cole wins in personal best 9 96 at jaaa all comers meet sportsxplorer multimedia
He qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics running a personal best 10.00 sec at the Jamaican Olympic trials over 100m coming 5th earning him a spot on the 4×100 relay for Jamaica at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He later improved his time to 9.97 in Brussels on September 7, 2012. He is coached by Glen Mills who also coaches Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake. In 2013 he once again improved his 100m personal best to 9.96 seconds. In the 100m final of the 2013 Jamaican National Championships, Bailey-Cole finished the race in 9.98 seconds, second only to Usain Bolt's 9.94, despite of a 1.5 m/s headwind, where he earned a qualification to the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow. He set a personal best in the semi final of the 2013 World Championships in Athletics of 9.93 seconds where he came second to team mate Nickel Ashmeade, however he could only manage 4th in the final, just outside the medal positions.
At the 2014 Commonwealth Games Bailey-Cole ran the 100 m final in 10.00 seconds to take the gold medal, beating England's Adam Gemili who took silver, and fellow countryman Nickel Ashmeade who took bronze. He was a part of the Jamaican relay team which won the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, running only in the heats.