Athlete Profiles





Alia Atkinson

DOB — December 11, 1988 Sport — Swimming Event — 100m Breaststroke Olympic Dossier — This is Atkinson’s third Olympic Games. She previously competed in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 finishing 25th in the women’s 200m breaststroke....more

Allison Randall

DOB — May 25, 1988 Sport — Track and Field Event — Discus Personal Best — 61.21m Honours  — Randall had her best season to date in 2012, throwing a personal best 61.21m. She qualified for the Olympic team after winning the discus with a throw of 55.92m at the n ......more

Andrew Riley

DOB — June 9, 1988 Sport — Track and Field Event — 110m hurdles Personal Best — 13.19 (Kingston 2012) Honours  — A former national champion, Andrew Riley qualified for the world championships team in 2011 and made it to the semi-finals. He had an outstanding co ......more

Asafa Powell

DOB — November 23, 1982  Sport — Track and Field  Event — 100m  Personal Best — 9.72  Honours  — Asafa Powell has held the 100m world record on several occasions and has also been named the IAAF Male Athlete of the Year. He won the 100m title at ......more

Brigitte Foster-Hylton

DOB — November 7, 1974  Sport — Track and Field  Event — 100m hurdles  Personal Best — 12.45 Oregon 2003   Honours — National record holder Brigitte Foster-Hylton is one of Jamaica’s most durable athletes. She claimed her first regional title w ......more

Christine Day

DOB — August 23, 1986 Sport — Track and Field Event — 400m   Personal Best — 50.85 Kingston 2012 Honours — Day’s highest honour came in 2009 when she qualified for the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany where she finished eighth in the semi-finals ......more

Damar Forbes

DOB — September 11, 1990 Sport — Track and Field Event — Long Jump Personal Best — 8.23m Des Moines 2011 Honours  — Forbes was born in Jamaica but at the age of seven his family relocated to the United States. He finished 11th in the qualifying round at the 201 ......more

Dane Hyatt

DOB — January 22, 1984 Sport — Track and Field Event — 400m, 4x400m   Personal Best — 44.83 (Kingston, 2012) Honours — A relative unknown, Hyatt qualified for his first Olympic team when he won the Jamaica national championships in June, clocking a personal best ......more

Dominique Blake

DOB — February 2, 1987 Sport — Track and Field Event — 400m Personal Best — 51.72 Honours  — Blake qualified for her first Olympic team in 2012 after finishing third in the semi-finals of the World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey earlier in the year....more

Dorian Scott

DOB — February 1, 1982 Sport — Track and Field Event — Shot Put Personal Best — 21.45m Honours  — Scott has been one of Jamaica’s most outstanding field event athletes winning silver medals at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and 2007 Pan American ......more

Edino Steele

DOB — January 6, 1987 Sport — Track and Field Event — 4x400m, 400m Personal Best — 45.38 (Kingston 2012) Honours  — Steele qualified for his first Olympics after finishing fifth in the men’s 400m at the national trials. He was fifth in the 2006 World Juni ......more

Errol Nolan

Sport — Track and Field Event — 4x400m Honours  — Nolan qualified for his first Olympic team after posting 45.25 seconds to finish fourth in the men’s 400m at the Jamaica Championships in June....more

Hansle Parchment

DOB — June 17, 1990 Sport — Track and Field Event — 110m hurdles Personal Best — 13.18 (Kingston 2012) Honours  — Parchment was a semi-finalist at the 2007 World Youth Championships in Ostrava in the Czech Republic. A World University Games gold medallist in 20 ......more

Jason Morgan

DOB — October 6, 1982   Sport — Track and Field   Event — Discus Personal Best — 65.61m  Los Angeles 2012 Honours  — Morgan won the top titles at the Central American and Caribbean Games as well as the CAC Championships in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico in ......more

Jermaine Gonzales

DOB  — November 26, 1984 Sport — Track and Field Event — 400m Personal Best — 44.40 Monaco 2010 Honours - National record holder Jermaine Gonzales has been promising great things since he won a bronze medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Kingston in 2002. ......more

Josef Robertson 

DOB — May 14, 1987  Sport — Track and Field  Event — 400m hurdles  Personal Best — 49.16  Honours — After being a successful high school athlete, and competing at the 2003 World Youth Championships and 2004 World Junior Championships, Robertson quali ......more

Kaliese Spencer

DOB — May 6, 1987 Sport — Track and Field Event — 400m hurdles Personal Best — 52.79 (London 2011) Honours  — Spencer was the 2006 World Junior Champion and the placed fourth at the World Championships in Berlin in 2009 and again in Daegu in 2011. She was the D ......more

Kemar Bailey-Cole

DOB -  January 10, 1992 Sport - Track and Field Event - 100m, 200m Personal Best -  10.00 (100m) 20.83 (200m) Honours  - A junior until 2011, Bailey-Cole competed at the World Youth Championships in Bresannone, Italy in 2009 finishing in the semi-finals of both the 100m and 200m. ......more

Kenia Sinclair

DOB — July 14, 1980 Sport — Track and Field Event — 800m Personal Best — 1:57.88 (Rethimno 2006) Honours  — Sinclair has been one of Jamaica’s most productive female two-lap specialist. She won a silver medal in the 800m at the 2006 World Indoor Champions ......more

Kenneth Edwards

DOB — December 30, 1985 Sport — Tae-kwon-do   Olympic Record — This is Edwards’ first Olympic Games...more

Kerron Stewart

DOB — April 16, 1984 Sport — Track and Field   Event — 100m, 4x100m Personal Best — 10.75 (Berlin and Rome 2009) Honours  — Stewart claimed a silver medal in the 100m at the World Championships in Berlin in 2009 but was sixth in the final two years later. S ......more

Kimberley Williams

DOB — November 3, 1988 Sport — Track and Field   Event — Triple Jump Personal Best — 14.52 (Kingston 2012) Honours  — Williams won the NCAA Indoor title in 2011. She made it to the qualification rounds of the 2009 and 2011 World Championships and finished f ......more

Korene Hinds

DOB — January 18, 1976 Sport — Track and Field Event – 3000m Steeple-chase Personal Best — 9:28.86 (Oslo 2007) Honours  — A mainstay of Jamaican middle-distance running, Hinds had her best performance for Jamaica when she finished fourth in her pet event at the ......more

Latoya Greaves

DOB — May 31, 1986 Sport — Track and Field   Event — 100m hurdles Personal Best — 12.77   Honours  — The former Queen’s School standout qualified for her first Olympic team in 2012 after placing second to Brigitte Foster-Hylton at the Jamaica Nati ......more

Leford Green 

DOB — November 14, 1986  Sport — Track and Field  Event — 400m hurdles, 400m  Personal Best — 48.47 (400m hurdles) Kingston 2011, 45.46 (400m) Kingston 2011  Honours — Green won a bronze medal as part of Jamaica’s 4x400m relay team at the 2011 ......more

Maurice Smith

DOB — September 28, 1980 Sport — Track and Field Event — Decathlon Personal Best — 8,644 points Honours  —  Smith has won Jamaica’s highest honour by an athlete in the multi-discipline decathlon, earning a silver medal at the 2007 IAAF World Champion ......more

Melaine Walker

DOB — January 1, 1983 Sport — Track and Field Event — 400m hurdles Personal Best — 52.42 (Berlin 2009) Honours — Walker won a gold medal at the World Championships in Berlin in 2009. At Daegu in 2011 she won a silver medal in her pet event. In 2002 Walker was a silv ......more

Michael Frater

DOB — October 6, 1982 Sport — Track and Field Event — 100m Personal Best — 9.88 (100m) Lausanne 2011 Honours — Frater won a silver medal in the men’s’ 100m at the 2005 IAAF World Championships in Helsinki, Finland and a year later won the title at the Ja ......more

Nesta Carter

DOB — Octopber 11, 1985 Sport — Track and Field Event — 100m, 4x100m Personal Best — 9.78 Honours  — A resourceful runner Carter had his best season in 2010 when he consistently lowered his personal best three times to 9.78 joining the sub-10 club. He won a gol ......more

Nickeisha Wilson

DOB — July 28, 1986 Sport — Track and Field   Event — 400m hurdles Personal Best — 53.97 (Osaka 2007) Honours  — Wilson won a silver medal at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro and was fourth in the final in Osaka later that year. She did not mak ......more

Novlene Williams-Mills

DOB — April 26, 1982 Sport — Track and Field Event — 400m, 4x400m   Personal Best — 49.63 (Shanghai 2006) Honours  — Williams-Mills won bronze at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and was a silver medal at the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki in ......more

Richard Phillips

DOB — January 26, 1983  Sport — Track and Field  Event — 110m hurdles  Personal Best — 13.39 Athens 2004  Honours — Four time NCAA All-American, Five-Time IC-4A Champion   Olympic Dossier — Phillips finished sixth in the semi-final in his ......more

Riker Hylton

DOB —  December 13, 1988  Sport — Track and Field  Event — 400m  Personal Best — 45.30  Honours — Hylton finished 8th in the semi-finals of the men’s 400m at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.  This is his first Oly ......more

Rosemarie Whyte

DOB — September 8, 1986 Sport — Track and Field Event — 400m, 4x400m Personal Best — 49.84 London 2011 Honours  — Whyte won a silver medal in the 4x400m at the 2009 World Championships. She was a gold medallist in the Under-17 400m at the 2002 Carifta Games. Sh ......more

Roxroy Cato

DOB — May 1, 1988 Sport — Track and Field Event — 400m hurdles Personal Best — 49.03 Olympic Dossier — Cato qualified for his first Olympic team in the 400m hurdles in 2012 after finishign third at the Jamaica National trials in June....more

Rusheen McDonald 

DOB — January 1, 1992  Sport — Track and Field  Event — 400m  Personal Best — 45.10  Honours  — A teenager who recently left Garvey Maceo High McDonald clocked his personal best at the 2012 Jamaica National Championships to qualify for his first ......more

Samantha Albert

DOB - May 31, 1971 Sport - Equestrian Event - Show Jumping Olympic Dossier - This will be Albert’s second Olympic Games. The first female to represent Jamaica at equestrian sport in an Olympics, Albert competed at her first Games when she participated at the 2008 Beijing Games at the equest ......more

Samantha Henry-Robinson

DOB — September 25, 1988 Sport — Track and Field Event — 4x100m Personal Best — 11.11 (Kingston, 2012) Honours  — This former outstanding junior qualified for her first Olympic team in 2012 after finishing sixth in the women’s 100m at the national champio ......more

Schillonie Calvert

DOB — July 27, 1988 Sport — Track and Field Event — 100m, 200m Personal Best - 11.05, 22.55 Honours  — Calvert made World Junior Championships teams in 2004 and 2006 and made it to the World Youth Championships in 2005 winning the bronze medal in the 100m in Marrakec ......more

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

DOB     — December 27, 1986 Sport — Track and Field   Event — 100m, 200m Personal Best — 10.70 (100m) Kingston 2012, 22.10 (200m) Kingston 2012   Honours — Fraser-Pryce was virtually unknown before bursting onto the scene in 2008. She won ......more

Shereefa Lloyd

DOB — September 2, 1982 Sport — Track and Field Event — 4x400m Personal Best — 50.62 (Kingston, 2008) Honours  — Lloyd has been a mainstay of Jamaican mile relay teams in the past. She finished seventh in the semi-finals of the women’s 400m at the 2007 Wo ......more

Shericka Williams 

DOB — September 17, 1985 Sport — Track and Field Event — 4x400m Personal Best — 49.32 (400m — Berlin 2009) Honours  — Williams won silver in the 400m at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin and was sixth in Daegu two years later. She made it to the semi ......more

Shermaine Williams

DOB — February 4, 1990 Sport — Track and Field Event — 100m hurdles Personal Best — 12.78 (Kingston 2012) Honours  — Williams was a silver medallist at the 2008 World Junior Championships in Poland. In 2005 and 2007 she made it to the finals of the World Youth ......more

Sherone Simpson

DOB — August 12, 1984 Sport — Track and Field Event — 200m, 4x100m Personal Best — 22.00 Honours  — Simpson won the Commonwealth Games 200m title in 2006. Olympic Dossier — Simpson has been one of Jamaica’s most prolific representatives. She was a ......more

Travis Smikle

DOB — May 7, 1992 Sport — Track and Field Event — Discus Personal Best — 67.12m (Kingston 2012) Honours  — An outstanding junior at Calabar high School, Smikle qualified for his first Olympic Games after throwing an Olympic ‘A’ standard 67.12m at th ......more

Trecia Smith

DOB — November 5, 1975 Sport — Track and Field Event — Triple Jump Personal Best — 15.16m Honours  — A durable athlete, Smith won the World Championship title in Helsinki, Finland in 2005, three years after claiming a bronze at the Commonwealth Games in Manches ......more

Usain Bolt

DOB — August 21, 1986 Sport — Track and Field Event — 100m, 200m Personal Best — 9.58 (100m) Berlin 2009, 19.19 (200m) Berlin 2009 Honours — Bolt has been winning accolades since his youth when he took numerous titles at Carifta Championships in the Caribbean. He ho ......more

Veronica Campbell-Brown

DOB — May 15, 1982 Sport — Track and Field Event — 100m, 200m Personal Best — 10.76 (100m) Ostrava 2011  21.74 (200m) Beijing 2008 Honours — Veronica Campbell-Brown may be Jamaica’s most decorated athlete behind the indomitable Merlene Ottey. She is the o ......more

Warren Weir

DOB — October 21, 1989 Sport — Track and Field   Event — 200m Personal Best — 19.99 (Kingston 2012) Honours  — As a 110m hurdler Weir made it to the semi-finals of the World Junior Championships in Poland in 2008. He qualified for his first Olympic team aft ......more

Yohan Blake

DOB — December 26, 1989 Sport — Track and Field Event — 100m, 200m Personal Best — 9.75 (100m) Kingston 2012 , 19.26 (200m) Brussels 2011 Honours — Blake won the CAC Junior Championships title in 2006 and later that year finished third in the 100m final at the IAAF ......more

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Rank Country
Total
1
United States
46
29
29
104
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China
38
27
22
87
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Great Britain
29
17
19
65
4
Russian Fed.
24
25
33
82
5
South Korea
13
8
7
28

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