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Kelly-Ann Baptiste

Kelly-Ann Baptiste

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Kelly-Ann Baptiste
Birth date: 
October 14, 1986

Kelly-Ann Kaylene Baptiste is a track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Trinidad and Tobago 

In 2003, Kelly-Ann was the first Trinidad & Tobago female sprinter to win a medal in a global track meet when she ran 11.58 seconds to take bronze in the 100m at the 3rd IAAF World Youth Championships in Sherbrooke, Canada. Less than a year later, she took 200m gold and 100m silver at the XVI Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Junior Track & Field Championships, in Veracruz, Mexico. She followed that up with fourth place in the 200m final at the 10th IAAF World Junior Championships, in Grosseto, running 23.46 and missing out on bronze by one-thousandth of a second.

In 2005, Kelly-Ann ran 11.39 and 23.35 to win the 100m and 200m races at the CARIFTA Games on her home island of Tobago. She then competed at the 10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland, and reached the quarter-finals of the 100m, where she ran 11.42 to finish sixth.