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February 21, 2023

His medal stamped Barbados’ authority in the Olympic history books. 

First Olympic medal for Barbados! And it was won by a Black man. Do you remember when?

Just last week some Barbadian primary school students tussled in track and field in the National Primary Schools’ Athletic Championship (NAPSAC) zone named after him.

Do you know his specialist distance on the track?

Find out more about Obadele Thompson. 

We are celebrating Black history as we observe Black History Month.

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