March, 2009


EMMANUEL   CALLENDER

DATE OF BIRTH: May 10, 1984
PLACE OF BIRTH: Arouca, Trinidad
EDUCATION: Curepe Junior Secondary School
OLYMPIC EVENT: Athletics:
  • 4 x 100 meters Relay
  • CAREER:                           Callender's career includes the following significant accomplishments:
    • 2007 Pan American Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 200 meters (5th, 21.02); 4 x 100 meters (4th, 39.23, with Marc Burns, Keston Bledman, and Mikel Thomas)
    • 2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships, Cali, Colombia - 200 meters (1st, 20.69)
    • 2008 Olympics, Beijing, China - 4 x 100 meters Relay (2nd, 38.06, with Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, and Richard Thompson)
    • 2009 World Championships, Berlin, Germany - 100 Meters (Quarterfinals, 11.27); 200 meters (Semifinals, 20.70); 4 x 100 meters Relay (2nd, 37.62, with Darrel Brown, Marc Burns, and Richard Thompson)
    • 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico - 100 Meters (Final, Disqualified); 200 meters (6th, 20.81); 4 x 100 meters Relay (1st, 38.24, with Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, Rondell Sorillo)
    • 2010 Commonwealth Games, New Delhi, India - 100 meters (4th, 10.25); 200 meters (7th, 21.12); 4 x 100 meters Relay (Final, Did not finish, with Shaun Stuart, Marcus Duncan, and Aaron Armstrong)
    • 2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico - 200 meters (5th, 21.12); 4 x 100 meters Relay (2nd, 38.89, with Keston Bledman, Darrel Brown, Aaron Armstrong, and Rondell Sorillo/preliminary heats only)
    • 2011 World Championships, Daegu, South Korea - 200 meters (20.97)
    • 2011 Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico - 100 meters (3rd, 10.16); 4 x 100 meters Relay (Heat, Did not finish, with Jamol James, Moriba Morain, Joel Dillon)
    • 2012 Olympics, London, England - 4 x 100 meters Relay (3rd, 38.12, with Marc Burns, Keston Bledman, and Richard Thompson)
    • 2013 Central American and Caribbean Senior Athletics Championships, Morelia, Mexico - 4 x 100 meters Relay (3rd, 39.26, with Jamol James, Ayodele Taffe, Jereem Richards)
    • 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games, Veracruz, Mexico - 100 meters (10.46); 200 meters (Semifinals, Disqualified)
    • 2015 NACAC Championships, San Jose, Costa Rica - 100 (Semifinals, 10.25-wind), 4 x 100 meters Relay (5th, 38.90 with Mikel Thomas, Kyle Greaux, and Dan Telesford)
    • 2015 Pan American Games, Toronto, Canada - 4 x 100 meters Relay (3rd, 38.69 with Rondell Sorillo, Keston Bledman, and Dan-Neil Telesford)
    • 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 4 x 100 meters Relay (Disqualified, with Keston Bledman, Rondell Sorillo, and Richard Thompson)
    AWARDS:
    • 2008 - Trinidad & Tobago Chaconia Medal Gold
    • 2012 - Trinidad & Tobago Humming Bird Medal Gold
    Compiled by Ronald C. Emrit