Jamaica Olympic Association

Jamaica Olympic Association (IOC code: JAM) is the National Olympic Committee representing Jamaica. It is also the body responsible for Jamaica's representation at the Olympic Games.

Jamaica Olympic Association
Country/Region Jamaica
CodeJAM
Created1936
Recognized1936
Continental
Association
PASO
HeadquartersKingston
PresidentChristopher Samuda
Secretary GeneralRyan Foster
Website[1]

HistoryEdit

The Jamaica Olympic Association was founded in 1936 and recognised by the International Olympic Committee in the same year.[1]

Member federationsEdit

The Jamaican National Federations are the organizations that coordinate all aspects of their individual sports. They are responsible for training, competition and development of their sports. There are currently 18 Olympic Summer and 2 Winter Sport Federations and 4 Non-Olympic Sport Federations in Jamaica. Note that the Jamaican Olympic Ice Hockey Federation is the only non-profit organization based outside of Jamaica.

Olympic Sport federationsEdit

National Federation Summer or Winter Headquarters
Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica Summer Kingston
Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Badminton Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Basketball Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Winter Kingston
Jamaica Boxing Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Cycling Federation Summer Kingston
Jamaica Fencing Federation Summer Kingston
Jamaica Football Federation Summer Kingston
Jamaica Golf Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Gymnastics Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Hockey Federation Summer Kingston
Jamaican Olympic Ice Hockey Federation Winter Englewood, CO, USA
Jamaica Rifle Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Rugby Football Union Summer Kingston
Jamaica Table Tennis Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Taekwondo Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Tennis Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Triathlon Association Summer Kingston
Jamaica Volleyball Federation Summer Kingston

Non-Olympic Sport federationsEdit

National Federation Headquarters
Jamaica Cricket Association Kingston
Jamaica Netball Association Kingston
Jamaica Rugby League Association Kingston
Jamaica Squash Association Kingston

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History of Jamaica Olympic Association on official site". Archived from the original on 2018-10-18. Retrieved 2018-04-30.

External linksEdit