Jamaica’s Nation Olympic Trials were concluded over the weekend with it’s purpose being to choose the best track and field contingent to represent Jamaica at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing China. The three day event held at the national stadium was nothing short of spectacular with great performances all round.
Female Members of Jamaica Olympic Team
Veronica Campbell-Brown, Kerron Stewart, , Aleen Bailey, Shelly-Ann Fraser, Kenia Sinclair, Sherone Simpson, Sherri-Ann Brooks, Simone Facey, Chelsea Hammond, Nickiesha Anderson, Nickiesha Wilson, Rosemarie White, Novlene Williams-Mills, Vonette Dixon, Shericka Williams, Bobby-Gaye Wilkins, Olivia McKoy, Madrea Hyman, Korine Hinds, Brigitte Foster-Hylton, Delloreen Ennis-London, Andrea Bliss, Melaine Walker, Shevon Stoddart, Shareefa Lloyd, and Anastasia Le-Roy.
Male Members of Jamaica Olympic Team
Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell, McFarlane, Michael Frater, Marvin Dwight Thomas, Julien Dunkley*, Ricardo Chambers, Andre Wellington, Adrian Findlay, Michael Blackwood, Anderson, Sanjay Ayre, Maurice Smith, Marvin Essor, Lansford Spence, Maurice Wignall, Richard Phillips, Danny Nesta Carter, Markino Buckley, Isa Phillips, Herbert McGregor, Dorian Scott, Aldwyne Sappleton, Christopher Williams, and Allodin Fothergill.
Management Staff of Jamaica Olympic Team
Squad Manager – Ludlow Watts; assistant managers – Garth Gayle, Gregory Hamilton and Judith Ewart. Technical leader Donald Quarrie; head coach Glen Mills, coaches – Bertland Cameron, Edward Hector, Michael Clarke, and Fitz Coleman. Medical – doctors Herbert Elliott, Warren Blake and Michael Douglas; physiotherapists/masseuse Gaynor Downer and Everald Edwards.
Will Bolt take home the 100m gold?
The world set on fire from August 8th to 24th as Jamaica’s athletes continue to blaze with exceptional world toping performances. Jamaicapage.com will be on top of all news related to the Jamaica team leading up and during the Olympic Games in China. For a more detailed listing and schedule of the vents Jamaican athletes are participating in please see our Jamaica Events Schedule at Beijing Olympics.
* Julien Dunkley – removed from Jamaica’s Olympic team after testing positive for the banned substance, Boldenone. Boldenone, is an anabolic steroid developed for veterinary use, mostly for treatment of horses. It is not indicated for use in humans and is only available through veterinary clinics – Source