Jamaica and Slovenia’s ‘Queen of the Track’ who won nine Olympic medals in track events – more than any other woman in history.
Inspired by a radio broadcast of Donald Quarrie’s sprinting at the 1976 Olympics, she moved to the U.S. to train in track herself.
In 1998, after controversy erupted about whether she should step down from the Jamaican national team to give younger runners a chance, she moved to Slovenia.
She was married to Nat Page, an American high jump Olympian.
Usain Bolt is another famous Jamaican track runner.
Merlene Ottey Age
How old is Merlene Ottey? She was born in 1960, she is 62 years old.
Merlene Ottey Height & Weight
How tall is Merlene Ottey? She stands 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall.
What is Merlene Ottey's weight? She weighs 137 lbs (62 kg).
Merlene Ottey Wiki
|Age||62 years old|
|Birthday||May 10, 1960|
|Birthplace||Hanover Parish, Jamaica|
|Height||approx. 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||approx. 137 lbs (62 kg)|