Barbados Olympic Association Inc.

Burkheart Ellis Jr.

Fast Facts

Date of birth

September 18, 1992

Age

24

Sports

Athletics

Games

Rio Olympics 2016

Biography

Burkheart got started in athletics in the early 2000’s at the Roland Edwards Primary. He credits his mother for being the one who encouraged him to compete. He completed high school in the USA and earned a track scholarship to St. Augustine’s University in North Carolina. Ellis Jr. achieved his qualifying time for the 200m at Rio 2016 at the NCAA Division II Finals where he clocked 20.46.

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