Mario Burke

Discipline(s): Track and Field


Event(s): 100-meter


Coach: Carl Lewis


Olympic Event Time(s): ▶Round 1 Fri 30 July 9:00 – 12:30
▶Semi-Finals Sat 31 July 19:00 – 21:55
▶Finals Sat 31 July 19:00 – 21:55


DOB: 18 MAR 1997


Age: 24


Birthplace: Bridgetown, Barbados


High School: Harrison College


College: University of Houston

Description

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.

Career Highlights

  |  World Championships

• 2019 World Championships, Competitor
• 2017 World Relays, Silver (4×100 m relay)
• 2017 World Championships, Competitor
• 2016 World U20 Championships, Bronze (100m)
• 2015 World Relays, Silver (4×100m relay)
• 2013 World Youth Championships, Competitor


 |  Pan American Games

• 2019 Pan American Games, Competitor


  |  Central American and Caribbean Games

• 2018 CAC Games, Gold (4×100 m relay)
• 2012 CACAC Junior Championships (U18), Silver (4×400m)


  |  NACAC Championships

• 2019 NACAC U23 Championships, Bronze (100 m)
• 2018 NACAC Championships, Silver (4×100 m relay)


  |  CARIFTA Games

• 2016 CARIFTA Games (U20), Silver (100 m), Bronze (4×100 m relay)
• 2015 CARIFTA Games (U20), Gold (100m, 200m)
• 2014 CARIFTA Games (U18), Competitor
• 2013 CARIFTA Games (U17), Gold (100 m), Silver (200m)
• 2012 CARIFTA Games (U17), Bronze (200m)


  |  Barbados National Championships

• 2019 Barbados Championships, Gold (100m)
• 2018 Barbados Championships Bridgetown, Gold (100 m), Sliver (200m)
• 2017 Barbados Championships, Gold (100 m), Bronze (200 m)
• 2015 Barbados Championships, Competitor
• 2013 Barbados Championships, Competitor
• 2012 Barbados Championships, Silver (100 m)


Other Championships

• 2021 Ansin Sports Complex, Miramar, Competitor
• 2020 Bregyó Athletic Center, Székesfehérvár, Competitor
• 2019 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships, Silver (60m)
• 2019 NCAA Division I Championships, Competitor
• 2018 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships, Competitor
• 2018 NCAA Division I Championships, Silver (4×100 m relay)
• 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships, Competitor
• 2017 NCAA Division I Championships, Gold (4×100 m relay)
• 2016 NCAA Division I Championships, Silver (4×100 m relay)