Nesta Carter

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Nesta Carter OD (born October 11, 1985) is a retired Jamaican sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres event. Carter was successful as part of the Jamaican 4 x 100 metres relay team, taking gold and setting successive world records at the 2011 World Championships and 2012 London Olympics. He also won a 4 x 100m silver medal at the 2007 World Championship and a gold at the 2015 World Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nesta Carter has received more than 387,759 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Nesta Carter is the 1,186th most popular athlete (down from 764th in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Jamaica (down from 51st in 2019) and the 14th most popular Jamaican Athlete.

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Among athletes, Nesta Carter ranks 1,186 out of 3,055Before him are Óscar Figueroa, Primož Kozmus, Valeriy Pidluzhnyy, Moses Kiptanui, Vladimir Semenets, and Louise Ritter. After him are Yvonne van Gennip, Mohammed Mourhit, Dwight Stones, Allen Johnson, Charles Austin, and Fritz Fischer.

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Among people born in 1985, Nesta Carter ranks 284Before him are Kaia Kanepi, Tiago Splitter, Raven-Symoné, Beth Behrs, Carla Juri, and Gisela Dulko. After him are LaMarcus Aldridge, Jan Smit, Vincent Bueno, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Marina Inoue, and Anita Włodarczyk.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Nesta Carter ranks 67 out of 147Before him are Bruce Golding (1947), Lennox Miller (1946), Roger Cross (1969), Diana King (1970), Andrew Holness (1972), and Luther Blissett (1958). After him are Ky-Mani Marley (1976), Capleton (1967), Hugh Shearer (1923), Sizzla (1976), Theodore Whitmore (1972), and Howard Cooke (1915).

Among ATHLETES In Jamaica

Among athletes born in Jamaica, Nesta Carter ranks 14Before him are Linford Christie (1960), Donovan Bailey (1967), Yohan Blake (1989), Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (1986), Herb McKenley (1922), and Lennox Miller (1946). After him are Veronica Campbell-Brown (1982), Michael Frater (1982), Juliet Cuthbert (1964), Deon Hemmings (1968), Bert Cameron (1959), and Sanya Richards-Ross (1985).