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11 Nov 2019
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News from the Jamaica Olympic Association

Find here the latest news from the National Olympic Committee: events, courses, general assemblies and elections, trophies and much more.

11 November 2019

Jamaican NOC
Jamaica’s double Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown (second left in photo) now has a statue in her honour. The statue celebrates her remarkable achievements and the legacy that she has left for future athletes. It was unveiled at the National Stadium in Kingston during a ceremony attended by Jamaican NOC President Christopher Samuda (second right in photo) and NOC Secretary General Ryan Foster (left). During her career, Campbell-Brown won eight Olympic medals, including two consecutive golds in the 200m (Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008). She also amassed 11 World Championship medals, earning gold in the 100m at Osaka 2007 and in the 200m at Daegu 2011. More info here

22 july 2019

Jamaican NOC

During Olympic Week, the Jamaican NOC organised several events. Many people signed up for the 5km Olympic run/walk, while others attended a thanksgiving service named “Olympic Praise”. An “Olympic Candlelight Women in Sport” ceremony also paid tribute to the achievements and contributions of Jamaican women in sport. More info at www.jamaicaolympicassociation.com.

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