Jamaica at the 2010 Winter Olympics

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Jamaica at the Olympic Games

Flag of Jamaica
IOC code  JAM
NOC Jamaica Olympic Association
Website www.jamolympic.org
At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Errol Kerr
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
British West Indies (1960)

Jamaica participated in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The athlete entering the stadium during the opening ceremonies.

Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing[edit]

Errol Kerr qualified in the new event of ski cross, becoming Jamaica's first ski team competitor. Kerr was born and raised in the United States to an American mother and Jamaican father. He was a dual citizen between Truckee, California and Westmoreland Parish in Jamaica. Kerr previously competed with the United States Ski Team, but desired to compete for his father's country. He was also the Jamaican flag bearer.[1]

Athlete Event Qualifying 1/8 Final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank
Errol Kerr Men's ski cross 1:13.71 9 Q 1 Q 3 Did not advance 9

Non-qualified athletes[edit]

The two-man bobsleigh team of Hanukkah Wallace and Joel Alexander was on line to qualify as the first Jamaican two-man team but did not make the final qualification. The four-man team, though ranked within the top 50 internationally, also failed to qualify.[2] [3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barbassa, Juliana (23 December 2009). "Jamaican skier has Olympic dream". Boston Globe. Retrieved 5 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Jamaican bobsled team fails to qualify for 2010 Olympics". USA Today. 4 February 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "http://www.petergreenberg.com/2009/04/10/jamaican-bobsled-team-headed-to-vancouver-olympics/". Retrieved 5 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Jamaica Bobsleigh Team Picks Savage Beagle Bar as Olympic Headquarters!". Ski Press World. 16 July 2009. Retrieved 5 January 2010. [dead link]