Jamaica at the Olympics

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Jamaica at the Olympic Games

Flag of Jamaica
IOC code  JAM
NOC Jamaica Olympic Association
Website www.jamolympic.org
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
British West Indies (1960)

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. Jamaica has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games since 1988, with the Jamaica national bobsled team achieving some fame.

Jamaican athletes have won a total of 68 medals, with all but one medal won in athletics, and all but three of those in the individual and relay sprint events.

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

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1948 London 1 2 0 3
1952 Helsinki 2 3 0 5
1956 Melbourne 0 0 0 0
1960 Rome as part of the British West Indies
1964 Tokyo 0 0 0 0
1968 Mexico City 0 1 0 1
1972 Munich 0 0 1 1
1976 Montreal 1 1 0 2
1980 Moscow 0 0 3 3
1984 Los Angeles 0 1 2 3
1988 Seoul 0 2 0 2
1992 Barcelona 0 3 1 4
1996 Atlanta 1 3 2 6
2000 Sydney 0 6 3 9
2004 Athens 2 1 2 5
2008 Beijing 6 3 2 11
2012 London 4 4 4 12
Total 17 30 20 67

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 17 30 19 66
Cycling 0 0 1 1
Total 17 30 20 67

List of medalists[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Wint, ArthurArthur Wint United Kingdom 1948 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 400 metres
 Silver McKenley, HerbHerb McKenley United Kingdom 1948 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 400 metres
 Silver Wint, ArthurArthur Wint United Kingdom 1948 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 800 metres
 Silver McKenley, HerbHerb McKenley Finland 1952 Helsinki Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 100 metres
 Gold Rhoden, GeorgeGeorge Rhoden Finland 1952 Helsinki Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 400 metres
 Silver McKenley, HerbHerb McKenley Finland 1952 Helsinki Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 400 metres
 Gold Wint, ArthurArthur Wint
Leslie Laing
Herb McKenley
George Rhoden
Finland 1952 Helsinki Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
 Silver Wint, ArthurArthur Wint Finland 1952 Helsinki Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 800 metres
 Silver Miller, LennoxLennox Miller Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 100 metres
 Bronze Miller, LennoxLennox Miller West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 100 metres
 Silver Quarrie, DonDon Quarrie Canada 1976 Montreal Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 100 metres
 Gold Quarrie, DonDon Quarrie Canada 1976 Montreal Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 200 metres
 Bronze Quarrie, DonDon Quarrie Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 200 metres
 Bronze Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200 metres
 Bronze Weller, DavidDavid Weller Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling Men's 1 km time trial
 Bronze Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey United States 1984 Los Angeles Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 metres
 Bronze Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey United States 1984 Los Angeles Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200 metres
 Silver Lawrence, AlbertAlbert Lawrence
Greg Meghoo
Don Quarrie
Ray Stewart
United States 1984 Los Angeles Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 4×100 metre relay
 Silver Jackson, GraceGrace Jackson South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200 metres
 Silver Davis, HowardHoward Davis
Devon Morris
Winthrop Graham
Bert Cameron
South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
 Silver Cuthbert, JulietJuliet Cuthbert Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 metres
 Silver Cuthbert, JulietJuliet Cuthbert Spain1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200 metres
 Bronze Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey Spain1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200 metres
 Silver Graham, WinthropWinthrop Graham Spain1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
 Silver Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 metres
 Silver Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200 metres
 Gold Hemmings, DeonDeon Hemmings United States1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 400 metre hurdles
 Bronze Freeman, MichelleMichelle Freeman
Juliet Cuthbert
Nikole Mitchell
Merlene Ottey
Gillian Russell
Andrea Lloyd
United States1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
 Bronze Haughton, GregGreg Haughton
Michael McDonald
Roxbert Martin
Davian Clarke
Dennis Blake
Garth Robinson
United States1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
 Silver Beckford, JamesJames Beckford United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's long jump
 Silver Lawrence, TaynaTayna Lawrence Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 metres
 Bronze Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 metres
 Silver Hemmings, DeonDeon Hemmings Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 400 metre hurdles
 Bronze Haughton, GregGreg Haughton Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 400 metres
 Silver Graham, LorraineLorraine Graham Australia2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 400 metres
 Bronze McDonald, BeverlyBeverly McDonald Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200 metres
 Silver Frazer, MerleneMerlene Frazer
Tayna Lawrence
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
Australia2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
 Silver Blackwood, MichaelMichael Blackwood
Greg Haughton
Christopher Williams
Danny McFarlane
Sanjay Ayre
Michael McDonald
Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
 Silver Richards, SandieSandie Richards
Catherine Scott
Deon Hemmings
Lorraine Graham
Charmaine Howell
Michelle Burgher
Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 4×400 metre relay
 Bronze Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown Greece2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 metres
 Gold Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown Greece2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200 metres
 Silver McFarlane, DannyDanny McFarlane Greece2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
 Gold Lawrence, TaynaTayna Lawrence
Sherone Simpson
Aleen Bailey
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Beverly McDonald
Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
 Bronze Smith, RonettaRonetta Smith
Novlene Williams
Nadia Davy
Sandie Richards
Michelle Burgher
Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 4×400 metre relay
 Gold Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 100 m
 Gold Fraser, Shelly-AnnShelly-Ann Fraser China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 m
 Gold Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 200 m
 Gold Walker, MelaineMelaine Walker China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 400 m hurdles
 Gold Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200 m
 Gold Carter, NestaNesta Carter
Michael Frater
Usain Bolt
Asafa Powell
Dwight Thomas
China2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 4x100 metre relay
 Silver Simpson, SheroneSherone Simpson China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 m
 Silver Stewart, KerronKerron Stewart China2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 m
 Silver Williams, SherickaShericka Williams China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 400 m
 Bronze Stewart, KerronKerron Stewart China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200 m
 Bronze Williams, SherickaShericka Williams
Shereefa Lloyd
Rosemarie Whyte
Novlene Williams
Bobby-Gaye Wilkins
China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 4×400 metre relay
 Gold Fraser, Shelly-AnnShelly-Ann Fraser United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 m
 Gold Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 100 m
 Gold Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 200 m
 Gold Carter, NestaNesta Carter
Michael Frater
Usain Bolt
Yohan Blake
United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 4x100 metre relay
 Silver Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 200m
 Silver Blake, YohanYohan Blake United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 100 m
 Silver Blake, YohanYohan Blake United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 200 m
 Bronze Weir, WarrenWarren Weir United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Men's 200 m
 Bronze Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 100 m
 Bronze Hansle Parchment United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics 110 m hurdles
 Silver Veronica Campbell-Brown
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Sherone Simpson
Kerron Stewart
United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 4×100 m relay
 Bronze Christine Day
Shereefa Lloyd
Rosemarie Whyte
Shericka Williams
Novlene Williams-Mills
United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics Women's 4×400 m relay

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