A tiny island in the Caribbean is home of some of the world’s fastest

Americas Now

They call Jamaica “The Sprinter Factory.” Two of the three fastest men in history come from this country.

During the 2016 Rio Olympics, “Jamaica” performed even better than giants, Canada and Argentina. They finished in 16th place overall, mainly thanks to runners like the legendary Usain Bolt.

Correspondent John Zarrella went to Jamaica to visit the tracks where many accomplished athletes have trained.