Full name: Benedict Hutchinson "Ben" Cayenne
Nickname(s): Rolls Royce
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: March 22, 1944 in Barrackpore, Penal-Debe, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: November 1, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: UMES Hawks, Princess Anne, Maryland (USA)
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Ben Cayenne was primarily an 800-metre runner although he ran the 400 for Trinidad & Tobago in relays. His greatest international moment was winning a silver medal in the 800 at the 1970 Commonwealth Games, adding another silver with the 4×400 relay team. At the 1966 Central American & Caribbean Games Cayenne won a bronze in the 800 and a silver medal with the 4×400 relay. He competed at the 1967 and 1971 Pan American Games, placing sixth with the relay team in 1967 and winning a relay bronze medal in 1971, and placing seventh in the 800 in 1971. At the 1968 Olympics Cayenne made the 800 final, placing eighth, and was sixth with the 4×400 relay team.
Cayenne studied in the United States at the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore. He later settled in the US, becoming an athletics coach at Swarthmore College and a CPA, working as a tax consultant. Prior to school in the United States, he had been a policeman in Trinidad.
Personal Bests\: 400 – 46.3 (1967); 800 – 1:46.83 (1968).
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||Trinidad and Tobago||TTO||8|
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||Trinidad and Tobago||TTO||6|
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Trinidad and Tobago||Final||8||1:54.3||1:54.40|
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Trinidad and Tobago||Semi-Finals||Heat One||4||QU||1:46.8||1:46.83|
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Trinidad and Tobago||Round One||Heat Six||2||QU||1:48.2||1:48.22|
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Trinidad and Tobago||TTO||Final||6||3:04.5||3:04.54||45,9|
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de México||Athletics||Trinidad and Tobago||TTO||Round One||Heat Three||2||QU||3:04.5||3:04.55|