Saturday, January 16

Jamaica Blazed at the 2006 Commonwealth Games

Jamaica put in it’s best performance every at the 2006 Commonwealth games to walk away with 22 medals which placed Jamaica 7th overall out of 71 nations when ranked by number of gold medals and 9th when ranked by total medals.

All of Jamaica’s medals came from track and field competitions which is not surprising. Jamaica won all track events considered sprints at the games which itself is a record of it’s own.

Asafa Powell
men’s 100mVeronica Campbell
women’s 200m

Chris Williams
men’s 200m
Sherri-Ann Brooks
women’s 100m

Kenia Sinclair
women’s 800m

Jermaine Gonzales
men’s 400m
Maurice Wignall
men’s 110m hurdles

Maurice Smith
Men’s Decathlon

Novlene Williams
women’s 400m
Omar Brown
men’s 200m

Dorian Scott
Mens Shot put

Kemel Thompson
men’s 400m hurdles
Sherone Simpson
women’s 200m

Delloreen Ennis-London
women’s 100 hurdles
Brigitte Foster-Hylton
women’s 100m hurdles

Men’s 4x400m Relay
men’s 4x100m relay

Karen Beautle
women’s high jump
women’s 4x100m relay

Olivia McKoy
women’s javelin throw
Tanto Campbell
Men’s Seated Discus Throw

Trecia Smith
Women’s Triple Jump

Please visit the Official 2006 Commonwealth Games web site for more information. The next commonwealth games will be held Delhi India in 2010.