Marc Burns

Marc Burns
Usain Bolt Marc Burns Berlin 2009.JPG
Marc Burns (right) in Berlin 2009
Personal information
NationalityTrinidad and Tobago
Born(1983-01-07) 7 January 1983 (age 34)
Height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

100m: 9.96

200m: 20.57


Marc Uses up (given birth to 7 January 1983) can be an sportsman from Trinidad and Tobago focusing on the 100 metres as well as the 4 x 100 metres relay. Taking part in the 2004 Summer months Olympics, he was disqualified from his 100 metres high temperature, thus failing woefully to produce it to the second circular. Marc Uses up placed second in the men’s 100 metres dash on the Bislett Video games IAAF Golden Group match in Oslo in July 2005, in preparation for the 2005 Globe Championships in Athletics. On the 2005 Globe Championships he gained (as well as Kevon Pierre, Jacey Harper and Darrel Dark brown) a sterling silver medal. Afterwards that calendar year he gained the Globe Athletics Final. On the 2006 Commonwealth Games he won a bronze medal over 100 metres. He was a finalist in the 100 m last on the 2007 Globe Championships in Osaka. On the London Grand Prix he ran a season’s best period of 9.97 secs coming second behind former world record holder Asafa Powell. In the 2008 Summer Olympics he competed on the 100 metres sprint and positioned 2nd in his heat after Samuel Francis in a period of 10.46 seconds. He experienced for the next circular where he improved his time for you to 10.05 seconds, winning his race with opponents as Kim Collins and Tyrone Edgar. In the semi finals he completed 3rd (9.97 secs) in his high temperature in back of Usain Bolt and Walter Dix and experienced for the ultimate. There he completed his competition in 7th put in place a period of 10.01 mere seconds. As well as Keston Bledman, Aaron Armstrong and Richard Thompson he also competed in the 4×100 metres relay. Within their certification heat they positioned first before Japan, holland and Brazil. Their period of 38.26 was the fastest of most sixteen teams taking part in the first circular plus they qualified for the ultimate. Armstrong was changed by Emmanuel Callender for the ultimate race plus they sprinted to a period of 38.06 seconds, the next time following the Jamaican team, winning the silver medal. In the 2012 Summer season Olympics, he was area of the Trinidad and Tobago team that earned the silver medal in the men’s 4

Personal bests


Distance Time Breeze Location / Time 100 m 9.96 s + 1.0 m/s Port-of-Spain / 25 June 2005 200 m 21.57 s — Hermosillo / 21 May 2005


Distance Time Area / Time 60 m 6.55 s Birmingham /19 Feb 2011