Jamaica at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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Jamaica at the
2011 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Jamaica.svg
IAAF code JAM
National federation Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association
Website www.trackandfieldja.com/frontpage.php
in Daegu
Competitors 45
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 4 1 9
2009
2013

Jamaica competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from August 27 to September 4 in Daegu, South Korea.

Team selection[edit]

A team of 51 athletes was announced to represent the country in the event. The team is led by Olympic gold medalists and defending or former world champions Usain Bolt, Melaine Walker, Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, and Veronica Campbell-Brown.[1] Because only the names of the athletes were published, the assignment of athletes to events is tentatively due to this year's performances.[2][3] Publication of the entry list solves this problem.[4]

The following athletes appeared on the preliminary Entry List,[4] but not on the Official Start List of the specific event,[5] resulting in a total number of 45 competitors:

KEY: Did not participate Competed in another event
Event Athlete
Men 100 metres Asafa Powell
200 metres Kenroy Anderson
110 m hurdles Keiron Stewart
4 x 100 metres relay Asafa Powell
Mario Forsythe
4 x 400 metres relay DeWayne Barrett
Women 100 metres Sherone Simpson
200 metres Aileen Bailey
400 metres Davita Prendergast
4 x 100 metres relay Schillonie Calvert
Aileen Bailey

Medalists[edit]

The following competitors from Jamaica won medals at the Championships