Barbados Olympic Association Inc.

About Mario Burke

Fast Facts

Date of birth

March 18, 1997

Age

22

Sports

Athletics

Games

2017 IAAF London World Championships, 2018 CAC Games

Biography

Mario Omar Burke is a Barbadian sprinter. He currently attends the University of Houston. Burke won a bronze medal in the 100 metres at 2016 World Junior Championships in Athletics. On June 24, 2017, Burke won the 100 metres race at the Barbados National Championships.

He opened his 2019 season with a world-leading time of 6.56 seconds in the 60 meters at the Red Raider Invite meet. He went on to place second over the same distance at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships with a new personal best time of 6.55s.

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