Who is representing Jamaica in the Olympics?

Who is representing Jamaica in the Olympics?


Medal Name Date
Gold Elaine Thompson Herah 31 July
Gold Elaine Thompson Herah 3 August
Gold Hansle Parchment 5 August
Gold Remona Burchell Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Shericka Jackson Natasha Morrison Elaine Thompson-Herah Briana Williams 6 August

How many federations are members of the Jamaica Olympic Association?

Member federations There are currently 18 Olympic Summer and 2 Winter Sport Federations and 4 Non-Olympic Sport Federations in Jamaica.

Who is on the Jamaica Olympic team?

And Saturday, for the first time since the 1998 Winter Games, Jamaica has a four-man bobsled team in the Olympics. Their sled will be piloted by Shanwayne Stephens, with Rolando Reid, Ashley Watson and Matthew Wekpe as the push athletes.

How many Jamaicans are in the Olympics?

415 Jamaican athletes
Jamaican Athletes in the Olympics. Alltime overview Olympian Database right now holds 415 Jamaican athletes – 173 women and 242 men (including all medal winners).

Why is Jamaica not at the Olympics?

But the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has confirmed the 39-strong team will not be able to take part at the event, scheduled to run from May 1 to 2. The JAAA said COVID-19 restrictions had made travelling “extremely challenging” for the Jamaican athletes and officials, so pulled out.

Is Jamaica competing in the 2021 Olympics?

Jamaica will field a team of 61 male and female track and field athletes – 29 men and 32 women – at the 2021 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo to be held from July 23, 2021, through August 8, 2021.

Who was the first woman to win Olympic gold Jamaica?

In the 400 metres hurdle Deon Hemmings won Jamaica’s first Olympic gold medal in a female event and James Beckford won Jamaica’s firt long jump medal.

When did Jamaica join the Olympics?

Jamaica first participated at the Olympic Games in 1948, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then. In 1960, Jamaican athletes competed as part of the West Indies Federation team.