The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association [JAAA] has released the list of strong 70-member team that will represent the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles and the Caribbean at the 2022 Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held in Birmingham, England from July 28 to August 08.

National back-to-back champion – Shericka Jackson, fastest woman alive – Elaine Thompson-Herah, and the current world champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce have all been named in the team that’ll be unleashed on the West Midlands in England to compete fo honors.

Meanwhile, 2011 world champion – Yohan Blake and Oblique Seville will be missing in the men’s team but Jamaica can count on the likes of Olympic 110 metre hurdles gold medallist – Hansle Parchment, Rasheed Dwyer, and Akeem Blake to make amends.

Below is Jamaica team for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwelth Games:


100m – Shericka Jackson, Kemba Nelson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Elaine Thompson-Herah [Alt]

200m – Shericka Jackson, Natalliah Whyte, Elaine Thompson-Herah

400m – Candice McLeod, Stephanie-Ann McPherson, Charokee Young, Stacey-Ann Williams [Alt]

800m – Chrisann Gordon-Powell, Natoya Goule, Adelle Tracey

1500m – Adelle Tracey

110m hurdles – Britany Anderson, Megan Tapper, Danielle Williams

400m hurdles – Shiann Salmon, Janieve Russel, Rushell Clayton, Andrenette Knight [Alt]

High Jump – Kimberly Williamson, Lamara Distin, Dabiella Anglin

Long Jump – Ackelia Smith, Chanice Porter

Triple Jump – Shanieka Ricketts, Ackelia Smith, Kimberly Williams

Shot Put – Danniel Thomas-Dodd, Lloydricia Cameron, Danielle Sloley

Discuss – Samantha Hall, Gabielle Bailey, Shadae Lawrence

4x100m – Nathasha Morrison, Ramona Burchell, Kemba Nelson, Natalliah Whyte, Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

4x400m – Candice McLeod, Andrenette Knight, Charokee Young, Stacey-Ann Williams, Roniesha McGregor, Tiffany James-Rose


100m – Akeem Blake, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Jelani Walker, Conroy Jones

200m – Nigel Ellis, Rasheed Dwyer, Mario Heslop

400m – Jevaughn Powell, Nathon Allen, Anthony Cox, Karayme Bartley

800m – Navasky Anderson, Tarees Rhoden, Kimar Farquharson

110m hurdles – Hansle Parchment, Rasheed Broadbell, Orlando Bennett

400m hurdles – Jaheel Hyde, Kemar Mowatt, Shawn Rowe

High Jump – Lushane Wilson, Romaine Beckford, Raymond Richards

Long Jump – Wayne Pinnock,Tajay GayleShawn-D Thompson

Triple Jump – Jordan Scott

Shot Put – O’Dayne Richards

Discuss – Traves Smikle, Roje Stona, Chad Wright

4x100m – Akeem Blake, Kemar Baile-Cole, Jelani Walker, Conroy Jones, Nigel Ellis, Kadrian Goldson

4x400m – Javaughn Powell, Nathon Allen, Anthony Cox, Karayme Bartley, Javon Francis, Akeem Bloomfield

Javelin – Elvis Graham, Devon Spencer


Manager – Ludlow Watts

Assistant Manager – Denise Thomas, Errol Green

Doctor – David Walcott

Physiotherapist – Pier-Ann Brown

Massage Therapist – Henry Thomas, Orville Crawford, Troy Evans, Damion Rowe, Collin Turner

Coach – Paul Francis, Jerry Holness, Okeil Stewart, Michael Vassell, Mark Elloit, Jermaine Hamilton Michael Frater, Reynaldo Walcott.

By James K. Attaglo Wilson