Jamaica Olympics: Day One Track and Field Results

It has been a good day for Jamaica at the London 2012 Olympics.

Jamaican Track and Field Athletes have qualified for the semi-final and final rounds in the 400-meter women, 100 meters women, shot put and triple jump.

Jamaica’s top sprinters, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 11.00, Veronica Campbell-Brown 10.94 and Kerron Stewart 11.08 will continue to the semi-final round after finishing first, first and second in their 100 meters heats, respectively.

In the 400 meters women, Novlene Williams-Mills 50.88, Rosemarie Whyte 50.90 and Christine Day 51.05 all made it through to the semi-final rounds of the London 2012 Olympics.

In the men’s 400 meters Leford Green 49.30 was the only Jamaican male to continue through to the semi-finals round.

Jamaican triple jumper Kimberly Williams

Kimberly Williams performed remarkably well to place in the finals of the women’s triple jump. Also moving on is Jamaican team-mate, Trecia Smith.

Dorian Scott made it through to the finals of the London 2012 Olympics men’s shot put. Dorian who surpassed his expectations placed 10th in the finals, a first for any Jamaican male in this event.

Allison Randall fell out of the 2012 Olympic Games women’s discus, placing 15th with 58.06m.

Day two of the 2012 XXX Olympiad will see all these successful Track and Field athletes competing or vying for a medal and a chance to stand on the medal podium on Saturday, August 4, 2012.


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