Milton Ottey


Dr. Charles Martin


History of the University

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Born in Jamaica, raised in Canada, came to UTEP in 1980 on a track scholarship; student-athlete at UTEP 1980-85, 1989-90.

Summary of Interview

Describes first impression of El Paso; compares educational systems in Canada an U.S; tells about his track career as a high jumper including competition in 1984 Olympics, gold medals at the commonwealth games in 1982 and 1986; discussions of UTEP's coaching staff; comments about track team members Bert Cameron and S. Nyambui and comments on high numbers of foreign athletes on Ted Bank's UTEP track team ; describes UTEP'S winning the NCAA indoor track championship.

Date of Interview


Length of Interview

45 minutes

Tape Number

No. 783

Transcript Number

No. 783

Length of Transcript

21 pages

Interview Number

No. 783

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