On the current World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Jamaica’s observe and subject workforce clinched a notable fourth-place end. Amassing a complete of 12 medals, the workforce trailed solely america, Canada, and Spain.
Distinct Caribbean pleasure
Whereas many countries competed for glory, Jamaica stood out in its regional class.
Highlighting their distinctive efficiency, Minister of Sport Olivia Grange, famous, “We’re the one Caribbean nation within the prime ten on the medal desk and solely america with 29 medals received extra medals than Jamaica.”
Gold medal triumphs
The nation celebrated the spectacular achievements of its gold medalists: dash hurdle victor Danielle Williams, 200m ace Shericka Jackson, and 400m prime runner Antonio Watson.
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Silver and bronze highlights
The accolades prolonged to silver medalists together with lengthy jumper Wayne Pinnock, 100m runner Shericka Jackson, dash hurdler Hansle Parchment, the Girls’s 4x100m relay workforce, and the Girls’s 4x400m relay workforce.
The minister additionally lauded the bronze medallists together with notable names equivalent to Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce within the 100m, Rushell Clayton within the 400m hurdles, Tajay Gayle in lengthy leap, and the Males’s 4x100m relay workforce.
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Emphasizing Jamaica’s formidable presence on the worldwide stage, Grange enthused, “Jamaica shone in Budapest, proud and powerful. We sit up for the Olympics in France in 2024.”
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