Troy Kemp

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Troy Kemp
Medal record
Men’s athletics
Representing the  Bahamas
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1995 Gothenburg High jump
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 1987 Indianapolis High jump
Silver medal – second place 1991 Havanna High jump

Troy Kemp (born March 18, 1966) is a former high jumper from Bahamas who won the gold medal at the 1995 World Championships in Athletics. Having jumped 2.38m in Nice 1995, Kemp is a co-holder of the Commonwealth record.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Bahamas
1981 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Nassau, Bahamas 3rd High jump 1.88 m
1982 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Kingston, Jamaica 1st High jump 1.88 m
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships (U-17)
Bridgetown, Barbados 2nd High jump 1.82 m
3rd Pole vault 2.64 m
1983 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Fort-de-France, Martinique 2nd High jump 1.86 m
2nd Javelin throw 44.64 m
1984 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Nassau, Bahamas 2nd High jump 2.11 m
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships (U-20)
San Juan, Puerto Rico 1st High jump 2.12 m
1985 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Bridgetown, Barbados 1st High jump 2.13 m
1987 Pan American Games Indianapolis, United States 2nd High jump 2.28 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 20th (q) High jump 2.19 m
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 13th High jump 2.25 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships San Juan, Puerto Rico 2nd High jump 2.26 m
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 14th High jump 2.20 m
Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 2nd High jump 2.32 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 5th High jump 2.34 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 7th High jump 2.31 m
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 4th High jump 2.34 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 5th High jump 2.34 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st High jump 2.37 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 13th High jump 2.25 m
1998 Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 5th High jump 2.25 m