Jamaica at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics

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Jamaica at the
2015 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Jamaica.svg
IAAF code JAM
in Beijing
Competitors 50
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
7
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
12
2013
2017

Jamaica competed at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China, from 22–30 August 2015.

Medalists[edit]

The following competitors from Jamaica won medals at the Championships

Medal Athlete Event Date
 Gold Usain Bolt Men's 100 metres 23 August
 Gold Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Women's 100 metres 24 August
 Gold Usain Bolt Men's 200 metres 27 August
 Gold Danielle Williams Women's 100 metres hurdles 28 August
 Gold Veronica Campbell-Brown
Natasha Morrison
Elaine Thompson
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Sherone Simpson
Kerron Stewart
Women's 4 × 100 metres relay 29 August
 Gold Nesta Carter
Asafa Powell
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
Rasheed Dwyer
Men's 4 × 100 metres relay 29 August
 Gold Christine Day
Shericka Jackson
Stephenie Ann McPherson
Novlene Williams-Mills
Anastasia Le-Roy
Chrisann Gordon
Women's 4 × 400 metres relay 30 August
 Silver Hansle Parchment Men's 110 metres hurdles 28 August
 Silver Elaine Thompson Women's 200 metres 28 August
 Bronze O'Dayne Richards Men's Shot put 23 August
 Bronze Shericka Jackson Women's 400 metres 27 August
 Bronze Veronica Campbell-Brown Women's 200 metres 28 August

Results[edit]

(q – qualified, NM – no mark, SB – season best)

Men[edit]

Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Nickel Ashmeade 100 metres 10.19 2 Q 10.06 6 Did not advance
Usain Bolt 9.96 1 Q 9.96 1 Q 9.79 SB 1st, gold medalist(s)
Asafa Powell 9.95 1 Q 9.97 2 Q 10.00 7
Nickel Ashmeade 200 metres 20.40 3 Q 20.19 2 Q 20.33 8
Usain Bolt 20.28 1 Q 19.95 SB 1 Q 19.55 WL 1st, gold medalist(s)
Julian Forte 20.16 2 Q 20.57 8 Did not advance
Warren Weir 20.24 SB 2 Q 20.43 7 Did not advance
Javon Francis 400 metres 44.83 2 Q 44.77 4 Did not advance
Peter Matthews 44.69 PB 4 q 45.42 8 Did not advance
Rusheen McDonald 43.93 NR 2 Q 44.86 6 Did not advance
Kemoy Campbell 5000 metres 14:00.55 15 N/A Did not advance
Omar McLeod 110 metres hurdles 13.43 2 Q 13.14 2 Q 13.18 6
Hansle Parchment 13.33 1 Q 13.16 2 Q 13.03 SB 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Andrew Riley 13.43 2 Q 13.43 5 Did not advance
Roxroy Cato 400 metres hurdles 49.47 6 Did not advance
Leford Green 49.33 5 q 49.59 6 Did not advance
Annsert Whyte 49.10 4 Q 48.90 SB 7 Did not advance
Nesta Carter
Asafa Powell
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
Rasheed Dwyer*
4 × 100 metres relay 37.41 SB 1 Q N/A 37.36 WL 1st, gold medalist(s)
Peter Matthews
Ricardo Chambers
Rusheen McDonald
Javon Francis
Dane Hyatt*
4 × 400 metres relay 2:58.69 SB 3 Q N/A 2:58.51 SB 4
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Damar Forbes Long jump 7.62 26 Did not advance
O'Dayne Richards Shot put 20.55 6 21.69 =NR 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Fedrick Dacres Discus throw 65.77 1 Q 64.22 7
Jason Morgan 60.85 22 Did not advance
Chad Wright 61.53 17 Did not advance

Women[edit]

Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Veronica Campbell-Brown 100 metres 11.04 2 Q 10.89 SB 2 Q 10.91 4
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 10.88 1 Q 10.82 1 Q 10.76 1st, gold medalist(s)
Natasha Morrison 11.08 2 Q 10.96 PB 3 q 11.02 7
Sherone Simpson 11.22 3 Q 11.06 4 Did not advance
Veronica Campbell-Brown 200 metres 22.79 1 Q 22.47 SB 3 q 21.97 SB 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Sherone Simpson 22.52 SB 2 Q 22.53 2 Q 22.50 SB 8
Elaine Thompson 22.78 1 Q 22.13 1 Q 21.66 PB 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Christine Day 400 metres 50.58 1 Q 50.82 2 Q 50.14 PB 4
Shericka Jackson 50.41 2 Q 50.03 PB 2 Q 49.99 PB 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Stephenie Ann McPherson 50.34 SB 1 Q 50.32 SB 2 Q 50.42 5
Novlene Williams-Mills 51.07 SB 2 Q 50.47 SB 3 q 50.47 SB 6
Simoya Campbell 800 metres 2:01.43 5 Did not advance
Natoya Goule 2:02.37 4 Did not advance
Kimberly Laing 100 metres hurdles 13.10 6 q 13.00 5 Did not advance
Danielle Williams 12.77 1 Q 12.58 PB 1 Q 12.57 PB 1st, gold medalist(s)
Shermaine Williams 12.78 PB 2 Q 12.86 2 Q 12.95 7
Janieve Russell 400 metres hurdles 55.09 1 Q 54.78 SB 2 Q 54.64 PB 5
Kaliese Spencer 55.03 1 Q 54.45 2 Q 55.47 8
Shevon Stoddart 56.60 5 Did not advance
Ristananna Tracey 57.60 7 Did not advance
Aisha Praught 3000 metres steeplechase DQ N/A Did not advance
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Natasha Morrison
Elaine Thompson
Sherone Simpson*
Kerron Stewart*
4 × 100 metres relay 41.84 WL 1 Q N/A 41.07 CR, WL, NR 1st, gold medalist(s)
Christine Day
Shericka Jackson
Stephenie Ann McPherson
Novlene Williams-Mills
Chrisann Gordon*
Anastasia Le-Roy*
4 × 400 metres relay 3:23.62 2 Q N/A 3:19.13 WL 1st, gold medalist(s)
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Shanieka Thomas Triple jump 14.05 8 q 14.08 11
Kimberly Williams 14.23 6 q 14.45 SB 5
Danniel Thomas Shot put 16.62 22 Did not advance
Combined events – Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Salcia Slack Result 13.98 1.62 SB 13.53 24.73 5.54 36.11 DNS DNF
Points 981 759 763 912 712 593

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