Gavin Smellie
  • Born: 06/26/1986
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 180cm
  • Weight: 80kg
  • Birthplace: Papine, Jamaica
  • Hometown: Brampton, Ontario

Gavin SmellieGavin Smellie was a member of the 4x100m relay team that looked like it had won the bronze medal at London 2012, only to be disqualified for a lane violation. He was also part of the team that found redemption in winning bronze at the 2013 IAAF World Championships. Smellie is a multiple medallist at the Canadian championships, including gold in the 100m and bronze in the 200m in 2014.

PERSONAL

Family: Parents Elisha and Georgia Smellie… Younger sister Mary Smellie… Moved to Canada with his family at age 14 for a better opportunity… Getting into the Sport: His Olympic dream started as a child, especially while watching Donovan Bailey and Michael Johnson at Atlanta 1996… Began running track at 18 as a way to achieve his Olympic dream… Outside Interests: Graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2010… Relaxes by reading, playing videos, and getting together with friends and family… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: “Go hard or go home”… Role model is Michael Jordan… Collects coffee mugs from his travels… Nickname: G Money…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

OG: 2012 – DQ in final (4x100m relay)

IAAF WCh: 2013 – 20th (100m), BRONZE (4x100m relay); 2011 – 17th (4x100m relay); 2009 – 28th (200m)

CWG: 2014 – 8th (200m), DNF (4x100m relay)

FISU: 2009 – 6th (200m), 8th (4x100m relay); 2007 – 5th (200m)

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