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Jamaica Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Olympics

The 2016 Games in Numbers

  • Sports : 4
  • Athletes Participating : 59
  • Events : 34

Jamaica Olympic Athletes at 2016 Summer Olympics

Athletes NameSports
Yona Knight-WisdomDiving
Toni-Ann WilliamsGymnastics
Alia AtkinsonSwimming
Timothy WynterSwimming
Usain BoltTrack & field
Yohan BlakeTrack & field
Asafa PowellTrack & field
Shelly-Ann Fraser-PryceTrack & field
Veronica Campbell-BrownTrack & field
Elaine ThompsonTrack & field
Omar McLeodTrack & field
Kemar Bailey-ColeTrack & field
Nickel AshmeadeTrack & field
Fedrick DacresTrack & field
Kaliese SpencerTrack & field
Jaheel HydeTrack & field
Javon FrancisTrack & field
Novlene Williams-MillsTrack & field
Aisha PraughtTrack & field
Simone FaceyTrack & field
Julian ForteTrack & field
Kenia SinclairTrack & field
Jevaughn MinzieTrack & field
Shericka JacksonTrack & field
Natoya GouleTrack & field
Fitzroy DunkleyTrack & field
Kemoy CampbellTrack & field
Rusheen McDonaldTrack & field
Anneisha McLaughlin-WhilbyTrack & field
Andrew RileyTrack & field
O'Dayne RichardsTrack & field
Chrisann GordonTrack & field
Shermaine WilliamsTrack & field
Clive PullenTrack & field
Stephenie Ann McPhersonTrack & field
Ristananna TraceyTrack & field
Damar ForbesTrack & field
Christine DayTrack & field
Shanieka ThomasTrack & field
Javere BellTrack & field
Christania WilliamsTrack & field
Simoya CampbellTrack & field
Roxroy CatoTrack & field
Nickiesha WilsonTrack & field
Annsert WhyteTrack & field
Nathon AllenTrack & field
Danniel ThomasTrack & field
Deuce CarterTrack & field
Kimberly WilliamsTrack & field
Aubrey SmithTrack & field
Shadae LawrenceTrack & field
Peter MatthewsTrack & field
Kali Davis-WhiteTrack & field
Kellion KnibbTrack & field
Leah NugentTrack & field
Megan SimmondsTrack & field
Daina LevyTrack & field
Tarasue BarnettTrack & field
Sashalee ForbesTrack & field

Olympic Medals Count Jamaica

London 2012Summer Games44412
Beijing 2008Summer Games632 38
Athens 2004Summer Games2125
Sydney 2000Summer Games0639
Atlanta 1996Summer Games1326
Barcelona 1992Summer Games0314
Seoul 1988Summer Games0202
Los Angeles 1984Summer Games0123
Moscow 1980Summer Games0033
Montreal 1976Summer Games1102
Munich 1972Summer Games0011
Mexico 1968Summer Games0101
Helsinki 1952Summer Games2305
London 1948Summer Games1203

Last Updated On : August 05, 2016

Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.


Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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