|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Milton Bruce "Milt"•Ottey|
|Born||29 December 1959 in May Pen (JAM)|
|Measurements||178 cm / 66 kg|
|Affiliations||York Optimists/Toronto/Transamerica Life TC|
Milt Ottey was a Canadian high jumper who competed at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, placing sixth in 1984. He was born in Jamaica, a cousin of famed Jamaican sprinter Merlene Ottey, but his family moved to Canada when he was 10. Ottey won the Commonwealth Games title in 1982 and 1986, and then finished third in 1990. He was world ranked #1 in 1982 and also was in the top 10 in 1983 and 1989.
In the United States Ottey attended college at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), where he won the 1982 NCAA Championships, and was also second in 1982 and at the 1981 NCAA Indoors. He was also the 1982 US National Champion.
Personal Best: HJ – 2.33 (1986).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1984 Summer Olympics||Athletics||CAN||Milt Ottey|
|High Jump, Men (Olympic)||6|
|1988 Summer Olympics||Athletics||CAN||Milt Ottey|
|High Jump, Men (Olympic)||17 r1/2|