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London 2012 Athlete Profile - Ronald Forbes, Track and Field

London 2012 Athlete Profile - Ronald Forbes, Track and Field

Ronald graduated in Liberal Arts from Florida International University and currently trains in Miami, Florida. Ronald has qualified for the 110 meter hurdles event, making this his second appearance at the Olympic Games. In Beijing he made it to the quarter final round, and hopes to have an even better performance in London.

London 2012 110m Hurdles (August 7th)
14:21 (43rd in Round 1)

Since Beijing, Ronald has gained valuable experience at high calibre competitions, competing amongst the best in the world. In 2010 he competed at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, where he placed 5th in the 110 meter hurdles. In the IAAF World Championships he was a semi-finalist and placed 11th overall. These strong performances have given him the experience and confidence needed to compete at such a high level.

“The 2011 World Championships helped me to realize that I belong out there as one of the best in the world.” said Forbes.

On a daily basis, Ronald trains hard and pushes himself in order to perform at his best for the London Games. “I have a better understanding of my body and what other untapped resources it has” said Forbes.   He also adds, “Having a training partner has greatly pushed me forward in my training seasons' intensity.”

Ronald will be attending the pre-Games training camp in London prior to the games to help prepare for the competition. He is eager to compete and make Cayman proud.