Jamaica at the Olympics

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Jamaica at the Olympics is a history which began in 1948.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Jamaica is JAM.[1]

History[change | edit source]

Teams from Jamaica have been in every Summer Olympic Games since then. In 1960, Jamaican athletes competed as part of the West Indies Federation team. Jamaica has also been in the Winter Olympic Games since 1988. The Jamaica national bobsled team has achieved some fame.

Jamaica has won 61 medals, with all but one medal won in athletics. Most of the medals have been for individual and relay sprint events.

The National Olympic Committee for Jamaica is the Jamaica Olympic Association, and was formed in 1936.

List of medalists[change | edit source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
11 Gold Wint, ArthurArthur Wint 1948 London Athletics Men's 400 metres
22 Silver McKenley, HerbHerb McKenley 1948 London Athletics Men's 400 metres
22 Silver Wint, ArthurArthur Wint 1948 London Athletics Men's 800 metres
22 Silver McKenley, HerbHerb McKenley 1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's 100 metres
11 Gold Rhoden, GeorgeGeorge Rhoden 1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres
22 Silver McKenley, HerbHerb McKenley 1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres
11 Gold Wint, ArthurArthur Wint
Leslie Laing
Herb McKenley
George Rhoden
1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver Wint, ArthurArthur Wint 1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's 800 metres
22 Silver Miller, LennoxLennox Miller 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 100 metres
33 Bronze Miller, LennoxLennox Miller 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 100 metres
22 Silver Quarrie, DonDon Quarrie 1976 Montreal Athletics Men's 100 metres
11 Gold Quarrie, DonDon Quarrie 1976 Montreal Athletics Men's 200 metres
33 Bronze Quarrie, DonDon Quarrie 1980 Moscow Athletics Men's 200 metres
33 Bronze Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey 1980 Moscow Athletics Women's 200 metres
33 Bronze Weller, DavidDavid Weller 1980 Moscow Cycling Men's 1 km time trial
33 Bronze Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey 1984 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 100 metres
33 Bronze Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey 1984 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 200 metres
22 Silver Lawrence, AlbertAlbert Lawrence
Greg Meghoo
Don Quarrie
Ray Stewart
1984 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 4×100 metre relay
22 Silver Jackson, GraceGrace Jackson 1988 Seoul Athletics Women's 200 metres
22 Silver Davis, HowardHoward Davis
Devon Morris
Winthrop Graham
Bert Cameron
1988 Seoul Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver Cuthbert, JulietJuliet Cuthbert 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 100 metres
22 Silver Cuthbert, JulietJuliet Cuthbert 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 200 metres
33 Bronze Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 200 metres
22 Silver Graham, WinthropWinthrop Graham 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
22 Silver Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 100 metres
22 Silver Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 200 metres
11 Gold Hemmings, DeonDeon Hemmings 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 400 metre hurdles
33 Bronze Freeman, MichelleMichelle Freeman
Juliet Cuthbert
Nikole Mitchell
Merlene Ottey
Gillian Russell
Andrea Lloyd
1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
33 Bronze Haughton, GregGreg Haughton
Michael McDonald
Roxbert Martin
Davian Clarke
Dennis Blake
Garth Robinson
1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver Beckford, JamesJames Beckford 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's long jump
22 Silver Lawrence, TaynaTayna Lawrence 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 100 metres
33 Bronze Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 100 metres
22 Silver Hemmings, DeonDeon Hemmings 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 400 metre hurdles
33 Bronze Haughton, GregGreg Haughton 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 400 metres
22 Silver Graham, LorraineLorraine Graham 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 400 metres
33 Bronze McDonald, BeverlyBeverly McDonald 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 200 metres
22 Silver Frazer, MerleneMerlene Frazer
Tayna Lawrence
Veronica Campbell
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
33 Bronze Blackwood, MichaelMichael Blackwood
Greg Haughton
Christopher Williams
Danny McFarlane
Sanjay Ayre
Michael McDonald
2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver Richards, SandieSandie Richards
Catherine Scott
Deon Hemmings
Lorraine Graham
Charmaine Howell
Michelle Burgher
2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 4×400 metre relay
33 Bronze Campbell, VeronicaVeronica Campbell 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 100 metres
11 Gold Campbell, VeronicaVeronica Campbell 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 200 metres
22 Silver McFarlane, DannyDanny McFarlane 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
11 Gold Lawrence, TaynaTayna Lawrence
Sherone Simpson
Aleen Bailey
Veronica Campbell
Beverly McDonald
2004 Athens Athletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
33 Bronze Smith, RonettaRonetta Smith
Novlene Williams
Nadia Davy
Sandie Richards
Michelle Burgher
2004 Athens Athletics Women's 4×400 metre relay
11 Gold Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 100 m
11 Gold Fraser, Shelly-AnnShelly-Ann Fraser 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 100 m
11 Gold Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 200 m
11 Gold Walker, MelaineMelaine Walker 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 400 m hurdles
11 Gold Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 200 m
11 Gold Carter, NestaNesta Carter
Michael Frater
Usain Bolt
Asafa Powell
Dwight Thomas
2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 4x100 metre relay
22 Silver Simpson, SheroneSherone Simpson 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 100 m
22 Silver Stewart, KerronKerron Stewart 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 100 m
22 Silver Williams, SherickaShericka Williams 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 400 m
33 Bronze Stewart, KerronKerron Stewart 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 200 m
33 Bronze Williams, SherickaShericka Williams
Shereefa Lloyd
Rosemarie Whyte
Novlene Williams
Bobby Gaye-Wilkins
2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 4×400 metre relay
11 Gold Fraser, Shelly-AnnShelly-Ann Fraser United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Women's 100 m
11 Gold Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 100 m
11 Gold Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 200 m
11 Gold Carter, NestaNesta Carter
Michael Frater
Usain Bolt
Yohan Blake
United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 4x100 metre relay
22 Silver Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Women's 200m
22 Silver Blake, YohanYohan Blake United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 100 m
22 Silver Blake, YohanYohan Blake United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 200 m
33 Bronze Weir, WarrenWarren Weir United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 200 m
33 Bronze Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Women's 100 m
33 Bronze Hansle Parchment United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics 110 m hurdles

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