|Representing the Bahamas|
|2000 Sydney||4×400 m relay|
|2001 Edmonton||4×400 m relay|
|2002 Manchester||4×400 m relay|
Timothy Alexander "Tim" Munnings (born 22 June 1966 in Nassau) is a Bahamian athlete who mainly competes in the 400 metres.
At the 2000 Summer Olympics he ran in the heats for the Bahamian team who eventually won the bronze medal.
His personal best time is 45.81 seconds, achieved in June 2001 in Nassau.Set the day after his 35th birthday, at the time, it stood as the Masters M35 World record for over three years. Later that year, he anchored the World Champion relay team in National Record time, sprinting past Jamaica with a speedy final 100m. While Bahamas lost to the United States in both the 2000 Olympics and 2001 World Championships, the USA was disqualified years later due to the PED doping violation by Antonio Pettigrew. After numerous appeals, the Bahamian team medals were upgraded. During the 2013 medal ceremony, Munnings was credited by teammate Carl Oliver with starting the Olympic renaissance that developed into Bahamian medal success through the decade.
|1995||World Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||12th (heats)||4×400m relay|
|1996||Summer Olympics||Atlanta, United States||7th||4×400m relay|
|1999||World Championships||Seville, Spain||7th||4×400m relay|
|2000||Summer Olympics||Sydney, Australia||3rd||4×400m relay|
|2001||World Championships||Edmonton, Canada||1st||4×400m relay|
|2002||Commonwealth Games||Manchester, England||DQ (heats)||400 metres|
|3rd||4×400 m relay|
|2003||World Indoor Championships||Birmingham, United Kingdom||DQ (heats)||4×400 m relay|
|Pan American Games||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic||5th||4×400 m relay|
|2004||World Indoor Championships||Budapest, Hungary||5th||4×400m relay|
|2006||World Indoor Championships||Moscow, Russia||DNF (heats)||4×400m relay|
|2006 Commonwealth Games||Melbourne, Australia||3rd (heats)||4×400 m relay|
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Jerome Young is an American former track and field sprinter who specialized in the 400-meter dash. He won gold medals with the United States 4 × 400-meter relay team at the 2001 World Championships in Athletics and 1997 World Championships in Athletics, but was later stripped of these medals due to doping and was ultimately banned from the sport. He also was the heats runner for the relay team at the 2000 Summer Olympics, where the Americans won gold, but this medal was rescinded as well.
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This article is about the Athletics in the Bahamas from the early 20th century to onward