2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing 25 Days away

Believe it or not we are now only 25 days from the start of the Beijing Olympic Games. Most countries have already chosen their teams and China is putting the finishing touches on their Olympic venues and plans. Jamaica’s Olympic trials was held a few weeks ago and from the placings on athletes in those trials the team was selected.

The competition was stiff and many big names didn’t make it into all the events they are good at or didn’t make the team at all.

Female Members of Jamaica Olympic Team

Veronica Campbell-Brown, Kerron Stewart, , Aleen Bailey, Shelly-Ann Fraser, Kenia Sinclair, Sherone Simpson, Sherri-Ann BrooksSimone 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.

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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.

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Source – Jamaica Beijing Olympic Team

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2 thoughts on “2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing 25 Days away

  1. Maybe they didn’t want to go and breath the air in China. Many teams are coming to Japan, going to China for the events and then coming back here….

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