Olympian Michael Fray Is Dead At 72


The local track and field fraternity is mourning the death of Olympian Michael Fray.

He was 72.

Fray represented Jamaica at the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games.

In the 1968 Olympic he ran the 2nd leg of the 4-by-100-metres relay which set the world record of 38.6-seconds in the heats and then broke the record in the semi-final with a time of 38.3 seconds.

Fray also competed at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games and earned a silver medal in the relays.

He also won a gold medal in 1966 at the Central America and Caribbean Games and a Bronze in the 100-metres in 1970 in a similar Games.


Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.

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