Bailey at "Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern" 2012
|2004 Athens||4x100 m relay|
|2009 Berlin||4x100 m relay|
|2005 Helsinki||4x100 m relay|
|1999 Seville||4x100 m relay|
|Pan American Games|
|1999 Winnipeg||4x100 m relay|
|2007 Rio de Janeiro||4x100 m relay|
|World Athletics Final|
|2004 Monte Carlo||100 m|
|2004 Monte Carlo||200 m|
|CAC Junior Championships (U20)|
|1996 San Salvador||4x400 m relay|
|CAC Junior Championships (U17)|
|1996 San Salvador||100 m|
|1996 San Salvador||200 m|
|1996 San Salvador||4x100 m relay|
|CARIFTA Games (Under 20s)|
|1997 Bridgetown||200 m|
|1997 Bridgetown||4x100 m relay|
|1998 Port of Spain||100 m|
|1998 Port of Spain||200 m|
|1998 Port of Spain||4x100 m relay|
|1999 Fort-de-France||100 m|
|1999 Fort-de-France||200 m|
|1997 Bridgetown||100 m|
|CARIFTA Games (Under 17s)|
|1996 Kingston||100 m|
|1996 Kingston||200 m|
|1996 Kingston||4x100 m relay|
|1995 George Town||100 m|
Aleen May Bailey (born 25 November 1980 in Saint Mary) is a track and field sprint specialist, competing internationally for Jamaica.
She competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the gold medal as a member of the 4 × 100 m relay team. Bailey trains in Columbia, South Carolina under Curtis Frye and is the sister of the reggae star Capleton.
Bailey graduated from the University of South Carolina, where she competed during her Junior and Senior season after transferring from Barton County Community College.
In the 2003 NCAA Outdoor track and field championships, Bailey won the 100 and 200 meters, both times defeating heavily favored Muna Lee of LSU. She was also a member of the 4 × 100 m championship team at the 2002 outdoor championships.
Bailey competed for her native Jamaica at the 2004 Summer Olympics where she placed 5th in the 100 meters and 4th at the 200 meters. She teamed with 200 m champion Veronica Campbell, Tayna Lawrence, and Sherone Simpson to win the 4 × 100 m relay.
At the 2005 World Championships in Athletics she won (together with Daniele Browning, Sherone Simpson and Veronica Campbell-Brown) a silver medal. At the 2007 Pan American Games she finished fifth in the 200 m and won a gold medal in relay.
Bailey represented Jamaica at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed at the 4 × 100 m relay together with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Sheri-Ann Brooks and Veronica Campbell-Brown. In its first round heat, Jamaica placed first in front of Russia, Germany and China. The Jamaica relay's time of 42.24 seconds was the first time overall out of sixteen participating nations. With this result, Jamaica qualified for the final, replacing Brooks and Bailey with Sherone Simpson and Kerron Stewart. Jamaica did not finish the race due to a mistake in the baton exchange.
Her personal bests are:
100 m: 11.04
200 m: 22.33
|1995||CARIFTA Games (U-17)||George Town, Cayman Islands||3rd||100 m||12.10 (0.2 m/s)|
|4th||200 m||24.46 (0.2 m/s)|
|1996||CARIFTA Games (U-17)||Kingston, Jamaica||1st||100 m||11.85|
|1st||200 m||24.88 (-5.1 m/s)|
|CARIFTA Games (U-20)||1st||4 × 100 m relay||44.24|
|Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-17)||San Salvador, El Salvador||1st||100 m||11.75 (0.7 m/s)|
|1st||4 × 100 m relay||46.31|
|Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20)||1st||4 × 400 m relay||3:41.99|
|World Junior Championships||Sydney, Australia||10th (sf)||200 m||24.33|
|2nd||4 × 100 m relay||44.26|
|1997||CARIFTA Games (U-20)||Bridgetown, Barbados||2nd||100 m||11.60 (0.0 m/s)|
|1st||200 m||23.65 (0.9 m/s)|
|1st||4 × 100 m relay||45.27|
|1998||CARIFTA Games (U-20)||Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago||1st||100 m||11.37|
|1st||200 m||23.16 (2.4 m/s) w|
|1st||4 × 100 m relay||44.97|
|World Junior Championships||Annecy, France||3rd||4 × 100 m relay||44.61|
|1999||CARIFTA Games (U-20)||Fort-de-France, Martinique||1st||100 m||11.60 (-0.8 m/s)|
|1st||200 m||23.39 (1.6 m/s)|
|Pan American Games||Winnipeg, Canada||1st||4 × 100 m relay||42.62|
|World Championships||Seville, Spain||3rd||4 × 100 m relay||42.15 SB|
|2000||NACAC U-25 Championships||Monterrey, Mexico||2nd||100m||11.66 (wind: -1.6 m/s)|
|1st||200m||23.47 (wind: -3.1 m/s)|
|2001||World Championships||Edmonton, Canada||7th (h)||200 m||23.70 (0.2 m/s)|
|2003||World Championships||Paris, France||6th||100 m||11.07 (0.9 m/s)|
|2nd (h)||200 m||22.98 (-0.4 m/s)|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||5th||100 m||11.05 (-0.1 m/s)|
|4th||200 m||22.42 (0.8 m/s)|
|1st||4 × 100 m relay||41.73 NR|
|2005||World Championships||Helsinki, Finland||5th (sf)||100 m||11.23 (0.4 m/s)|
|2nd||4 × 100 m relay||41.99 SB|
|2007||Pan American Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||5th||200 m||23.09 (-0.6 m/s)|
|1st||4 × 100 m relay||43.58|
|World Championships||Osaka, Japan||6th||200 m||22.72 (1.7 m/s)|
|2008||Central American and Caribbean Championships||Cali, Colombia||4th||100 m||11.43 (1.2 m/s)|
|6th||200 m||23.34 (0.3 m/s)|
|Olympic Games||Beijing, China||1st (h)||4 × 100 m relay||42.24 SB|
|2009||World Championships||Berlin, Germany||8th||100 m||11.16 (0.1 m/s)|
|1st||4 × 100 m relay||42.06|
|2013||Central American and Caribbean Championships||Morelia, Mexico||3rd||100 m||11.34 (+0.1 m/s)|
|2nd||200 m||23.08 (-0.6 m/s)|
|1st||4 × 100 m relay||43.58|
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