Track News

Are world-class athletes born or made?

The ongoing debate as to whether or not world-class athletes are born or made could not be resolved at the Gleaner’s Daegu to London special Editors’ Forum held at its North Street offices yesterday.

The forum, which included Dr Colin Gyles, dean of the Faculty of Science and Sport at the University and Technology (UTech); Dalton Myers, director of sports at the University of the West Indies (UWI); Fitz Coleman, former coach of Usain Bolt and the one-time head coachat the High Performance Centre at UTech; and Anthony Davis, director of sports at UTech, dealt with a number of issues relating to the emergence of Jamaica’s athletes as world-beaters, including the moot of ‘World-class athletes: are they born or made?’ Read more>>

Source: Jamaica Gleaner


About the author