Tynelle Gumbs

Tynelle Gumbs – British Virgin Islands

Date of Birth: 27 September, 1996
Age: 21
Sport: Athletics – Field
Event: Discus, Hammer Throw

Tynelle is a student athlete at the University of Findlay, Ohio, USA.

Representing the BVI from a young age, Tynelle quickly staked her mark as a strong thrower and won the British Virgin Islands’ first Gold medal in five years with a distance of 41.46 with the Javelin Throw at the 2012 CARIFTA Games in Bermuda. The mark would also make her the holder of the National Youth, National Junior, and National Scholastic Record.

With a number of medals won at regional events in the Caribbean and as a sophomore at Central Arizona College in the years that followed, Tynelle became the 2017 indoor USA national champion in the Weight Throw and was named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) athlete of the year and of the meet during the Outdoor season.

Tynelle also won Midwest Region athlete of the year. She is the current BVI national record holder in the Hammer and Discus.

Hammer Throw- 59.30, (3rd place) GLIAC Outdoor ChampionshipDiscus Throw – 51.43 (1st place) Polar Bear Invitational, Ada, OhioShot Put – 15.23 (1st place) OECS Championships, Grenada

Coach: Omar Jones

Personal Bests:
Hammer Throw – 59.30 (National Record)
Discus Throw – 51.43 (National Record)