Jamaica

Number of Athletes: 31

Sports: Jamaica is strongest in athletics, but also has athletes in equestrian, cycling and swimming.

Medal Prospects: Usain Bolt (100 and 200 meters), Asafa Powell (100 and 200 meters), Veronica Campbell

Athens Medals: Gold 2, Silver 1, Bronze 2, Total 5

United States win gold in women’s 4×400 meter relay

The United States have won the gold medal in the women’s 4×400 meter relay at the Beijing Olympics. Russia won the silver medal and Jamaica won the bronze.
United States
WINEBERG Mary
FELIX Allyson
HENDERSON Monique
RICHARDS Sanya
Russia
GUSHCHINA Yulia
LITVINOVA Liudmila
FIROVA Tatiana
KAPACHINSKAYA Anastasia
Jamaica
WILLIAMS Shericka
LLOYD Shereefa
WHYTE Rosemarie
WILLIAMS Novelene

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Jamaica have proved they are the sprint champions of the Beijing Olympics by winning the men’s 4×100 meter relay setting a new record of 37.10.
Tinidad and Tobago won the silver medal and Japan won the bronze.
Jamaica
CARTER Nesta
FRATER Michael
BOLT Usain
POWELL Asafa
Tinidad and Tobago
EDMAN Keston
BURNS Marc
CALLENDER Emmanuel
THOMPSON Richard
Japan
TSUKAHARA Naoki
SUETSUGU Shingo
TAKAHIRA Shinji
ASAHARA Nobuharu

Veronica Campbell-Brown has won the gold medal in the women’s 200m tonight at the Beijing Olympics, running it in a time of 21.74.

Allyson Felix from the United States won the silver medal and Kerron Stewart from Jamaica won the bronze medal.
Jamaica has won gold medals in the 100 and 200 meter sprints in both the [...]

IOC President Jacques Rogge, has criticized Usain Bolt for being too much of a showman after he won the 100 and 200 meter sprints.
“That’s not the way we perceive being a champion,” Rogge said.
He added:
“I have no problem with him doing a show,” Rogge said in an interview with three international news agency reporters. “I [...]

Gold again on the track for Jamaica, with Melanie Walker setting an Olympic record of 52.64 in the women’s 400m hurdles.

Sheena Tosta from the United States won the silver with a time of 53.70.
Tasha Danvers from Great Britain won the bronze - 53.84.

Usain Bolt has won his second gold medal and makes it a double in the 100 and 200 meters.
He also set a new world record of 19.30, breaking it by just 2/100ths of a second.
Bolt turns 22 tomorrow, so he has 2 more reasons to celebrate.
Churandy Martina from Netherlands Antilles came second with [...]

Christine Ohuruogu from Great Britain has won the gold medal in the women’s 400 meters with a time of 49.62.
Shericka Williams of Jamaica won the silver medal and Sanya Richards from the United States won the bronze.