Jamaica at the Olympics

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Jamaica at the
Olympics
Flag of Jamaica.svg
IOC codeJAM
NOCJamaica Olympic Association
Websitewww.teamja.org
Medals
Gold
22
Silver
35
Bronze
21
Total
78
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
 British West Indies (1960)

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 | change 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 | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
11 Gold Arthur Wint 1948 London Athletics Men's 400 metres
22 Silver Herb McKenley 1948 London Athletics Men's 400 metres
22 Silver Arthur Wint 1948 London Athletics Men's 800 metres
22 Silver Herb McKenley 1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's 100 metres
11 Gold George Rhoden 1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres
22 Silver Herb McKenley 1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres
11 Gold Arthur Wint
Leslie Laing
Herb McKenley
George Rhoden
1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver Arthur Wint 1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's 800 metres
22 Silver Lennox Miller 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 100 metres
33 Bronze Lennox Miller 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 100 metres
22 Silver Don Quarrie 1976 Montreal Athletics Men's 100 metres
11 Gold Don Quarrie 1976 Montreal Athletics Men's 200 metres
33 Bronze Don Quarrie 1980 Moscow Athletics Men's 200 metres
33 Bronze Merlene Ottey 1980 Moscow Athletics Women's 200 metres
33 Bronze David Weller 1980 Moscow Cycling Men's 1 km time trial
33 Bronze Merlene Ottey 1984 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 100 metres
33 Bronze Merlene Ottey 1984 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 200 metres
22 Silver Albert Lawrence
Greg Meghoo
Don Quarrie
Ray Stewart
1984 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 4×100 metre relay
22 Silver Grace Jackson 1988 Seoul Athletics Women's 200 metres
22 Silver Howard Davis
Devon Morris
Winthrop Graham
Bert Cameron
1988 Seoul Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver Juliet Cuthbert 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 100 metres
22 Silver Juliet Cuthbert 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 200 metres
33 Bronze Merlene Ottey 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 200 metres
22 Silver Winthrop Graham 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
22 Silver Merlene Ottey 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 100 metres
22 Silver Merlene Ottey 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 200 metres
11 Gold Deon Hemmings 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 400 metre hurdles
33 Bronze Michelle Freeman
Juliet Cuthbert
Nikole Mitchell
Merlene Ottey
Gillian Russell
Andrea Lloyd
1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
33 Bronze Greg Haughton
Michael McDonald
Roxbert Martin
Davian Clarke
Dennis Blake
Garth Robinson
1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver James Beckford 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's long jump
22 Silver Tayna Lawrence 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 100 metres
33 Bronze Merlene Ottey 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 100 metres
22 Silver Deon Hemmings 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 400 metre hurdles
33 Bronze Greg Haughton 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 400 metres
22 Silver Lorraine Graham 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 400 metres
33 Bronze Beverly McDonald 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 200 metres
22 Silver Merlene Frazer
Tayna Lawrence
Veronica Campbell
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
33 Bronze Michael Blackwood
Greg Haughton
Christopher Williams
Danny McFarlane
Sanjay Ayre
Michael McDonald
2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver Sandie Richards
Catherine Scott
Deon Hemmings
Lorraine Graham
Charmaine Howell
Michelle Burgher
2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 4×400 metre relay
33 Bronze Veronica Campbell 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 100 metres
11 Gold Veronica Campbell 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 200 metres
22 Silver Danny McFarlane 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
11 Gold Tayna Lawrence
Sherone Simpson
Aleen Bailey
Veronica Campbell
Beverly McDonald
2004 Athens Athletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
33 Bronze Ronetta Smith
Novlene Williams
Nadia Davy
Sandie Richards
Michelle Burgher
2004 Athens Athletics Women's 4×400 metre relay
11 Gold Usain Bolt 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 100 m
11 Gold Shelly-Ann Fraser 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 100 m
11 Gold Usain Bolt 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 200 m
11 Gold Melaine Walker 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 400 m hurdles
11 Gold Veronica Campbell-Brown 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 200 m
11 Gold Nesta Carter
Michael Frater
Usain Bolt
Asafa Powell
Dwight Thomas
2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 4x100 metre relay
22 Silver Sherone Simpson 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 100 m
22 Silver Kerron Stewart 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 100 m
22 Silver Shericka Williams 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 400 m
33 Bronze Kerron Stewart 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 200 m
33 Bronze Shericka Williams
Shereefa Lloyd
Rosemarie Whyte
Novlene Williams
Bobby Gaye-Wilkins
2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 4×400 metre relay
11 Gold Shelly-Ann Fraser United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Women's 100 m
11 Gold Usain Bolt United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 100 m
11 Gold Usain Bolt United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 200 m
11 Gold Nesta 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 Yohan Blake United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 100 m
22 Silver Yohan Blake United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 200 m
33 Bronze Warren Weir United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's 200 m
33 Bronze Veronica 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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