Aliann Pompey


02 May: She Rocks! Guyanese Olympian Aliann Pompey Wins Herbert V. Hess Award

Congratulations to Guyanese Olympian Coach Aliann Pompey on winning this year’s Herbert V. Hess Award! From the tracks of international stadiums to the fields of St. John’s University, Aliann Pompey’s journey through athletics has been inspirational. A four-time Olympian, Alainn represented Guyana with distinction at the Olympic Games in 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012, showcasing her talent in the 400-meter dash. Born in Georgetown, Guyana, Aliann moved to the United States at 14, settling into…


30 Nov: Alainn Pompey Looks Back On Her Olympic Journey

THE ADVERTISERS TRIBUNE, NOVEMBER 18, 2018 As a young Guyanese girl growing up in New York City from the age of 14, Aliann Pompey had no idea that her undiscovered talent would lead her to four consecutive summer Olympics, beginning in Sydney and ending in London. Medalling in two commonwealth games, gold in 2002 and silver in 2010, and competing at World Championships, are just some of many achievements Aliann has attained over the years;…

Aliann Tabitha Pompey

04 Oct: She Rocks! Aliann Tabitha Pompey, Olympic Sprinter

Aliann Pompey is a Guyanese sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. She has represented Guyana at the Summer Olympics on four separate occasions (2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012). She has competed at the World Championships in Athletics five times. Born in Georgetown, Guyana, she moved to the United States at the age of 14 and graduated from Cohoes High School, and then Manhattan College in The Bronx, New York City. Initially uninterested in track…