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Remaldo Rose
Personal information
Nationality Jamaican
Born (1987-11-18) 18 November 1987 (age 30)
Saint Mary, Jamaica
Sport
Sport Track and field
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

100m: 10.20 s (Kingston 2011)

200m: 20.91 s (Kingston 2006)

Remaldo Rose (born 18 November 1987) is a Jamaican sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.

Rose went to Camperdown High School in September 2000, but was injured in his early years. His performances improved in 2003 and he broke the VMBS Boys and Girls Athletic Championship Class 2 100 m record three times consecutively in the heats, semis and final. He also took the Class 2 200 m title that year and went on to win the 100 m and 200 m Class 1 titles in his first year. He helped his team to many relay victories, including the 4×400 m relay which the school had not entered for a number of years.[citation needed] The Camperdown team also won at the Penn Relays, and he was selected for the junior international relay team.

At the 2004 World Junior Championships in Athletics he won the bronze medal in the 100 m and anchored the junior relay team to the silver medal behind the United States. He returned at the 2006 World Junior Championships in Athletics and (along with Yohan Blake) helped the 4×100 m relay team to the world junior gold medal. He was beaten the 100 m bronze medal by Blake, having finished in fourth place.[1] He won the 100 m title at the 2006 CARIFTA Games.[2]

Injuries abruptly interrupted his career at that point and it was not until 2010 that he was able to assert himself within the senior ranks. He ran at the Amsterdam Open meeting in August and was selected as a relay runner for Jamaica at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.[3] He achieved a personal best of 10.20 seconds for the 100 m in 2011, but again suffered injuries.[4]

Due to recurring injuries, Rose decided to stop competing and in 2012 he became a member of the coaching staff at Racers Track Club, the group containing Olympic and world champions Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Warren Weir. Turning away from his injury-ridden senior career, he instead set his sights on sharing his track and field knowledge with younger athletes.

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Jamaica
2003 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 100 m 10.65   (1.3 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 41.77
2004 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Hamilton, Bermuda 2nd 100 m 10.58   (-0.9 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 39.48
World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 3rd 100 m 10.34   (1.0 m/s)
2nd 4x100 m relay 39.27
2006 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 1st 100 m 10.48   (0.0 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 39.81
World Junior Championships Beijing, China 4th 100 m 10.43   (-0.5 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 39.05

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turner, Chris (2006-08-16). World Junior Champs, Day 2 – PM session summary. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-09-21.
  2. ^ Finisterre, Terry (2006-04-17). Jamaicans roll on - CARIFTA Day 2. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-09-21.
  3. ^ Foster, Anthony (2010-08-20). Remaldo Rose races again It's like learning to run again, he says. Track Alerts. Retrieved on 2010-09-21.
  4. ^ Remaldo Rose. IAAF. Retrieved on 2013-09-01.