Cleopatra was born October 3, 1979, in Mayaro, Trinidad. She started out as a runner but always knew she wanted to compete in field events one day.
In 1998, she moved to the United States to attend Coppin State University in Maryland until her coach retried. From there she transferred to the University of Maryland, where she continued to train and compete in shot put. In 2005, she married her college sweetheart and former teammate, Balvin Brown. They reside in Blacksburg, VA where she is the Assistant Coach at Virginia Tech.
Her specialty is shot put, however, she has also participated in hammer throw. Cleopatra has competed in the Olympics three times. Her latest Olympic appearance was in the 2012 London games where she threw 18.36 m.
She has been honored for her efforts in her home country by being named Trinidad and Tobago’s Sports Woman of the Year multiple times.
3-time Olympian, 2011 CAC Champion, 2011 PanAm Games Runner-up, 2011 World Championships Finalist, 2010 CAC Games ChampionCleopatra's website »