Jamaica at the Olympics
|Jamaica at the Olympic Games|
|Other related appearances|
|British West Indies (1960)|
Jamaica first participated at the Olympic Games in 1948, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then. In 1960, Jamaican athletes competed as part of the West Indies Federation team. Jamaica has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games since 1988, with the Jamaica national bobsled team achieving some fame.
The National Olympic Committee for Jamaica is the Jamaica Olympic Association, and was founded in 1936.
Medals by Summer Games
|1960 Rome||as part of the British West Indies|
|1968 Mexico City||0||1||0||1|
|1984 Los Angeles||0||1||2||3|
|2016 Rio de Janeiro||-||-||-||-|
Medals by sport
List of medalists
- "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2007-04-06.
- "Jamaica Olympic Association Ltd". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2011-07-11.
- "A need for speed: Jamaica small in size but big on world-class sprinters", Boston Herald, June 26, 2008 (on Jamaica's success in sprinting at the Olympics)