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Cynthia Annabelle Thompson (29 November 1922 – 8 March 2019) was a Jamaican sprinter who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics. She was born in Kingston, Jamaica.[1] Thompson was one of four female athletes who represented Jamaica at its first Olympic Games.[2] Following her athletics career, she became a paediatrician and retired in 2000.[2]

Cynthia Thompson
Personal information
Birth nameCynthia Annabelle Thompson
Born(1922-11-29)29 November 1922
Kingston, Jamaica
Died8 March 2019(2019-03-08) (aged 96)
Kingston, Jamaica


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Cynthia Thompson". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b History-making Olympian Cynthia Thompson passes away