Donald Quarrie appointed deputy Chef De Mission for Jamaica’s delagation to the Paris Olympic Games

1976 Olympic 200 meters gold medallist Donald Quarrie has been appointed as the deputy Chef De Mission for Jamaica’s contingent to the paris 2024 Olympic Games. 

Quarrie a five time Jamaican sportsman of the year will work alongside Chef De Mission Ian Kelly, to provide leadership and guidance to the Jamaican athletes.

With his extensive background in managing and mentoring teams, Quarrie is expected to be a vital support to Kelly, specifically overseeing the track and field contingent. 

At the 1976 summer olympics, he secured a gold medal in the 200 meters and a silver in the 100 meters.

Over his career, quarrie competed in five Olympic Games, earning a total of four medals.

Joining Quarrie and Kelly for Paris 2024, the team also includes accomplished businesswoman Donna Kaye-Sharpe, Kaydeen Webley, a marketing campaign and brand experience strategist, Evon Faulkner, a network specialist at the central bank and an experienced figure in regional games management, Dr. Leroy Harrison, Consultant Neurologist at Kingston Public Hospital and former President of the Jamaica Neurology Society, and Ryan Foster, who will be the JOA’s Games Commissioner.


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